Events

NEW VOICES WORKSHOP
Date: 23 November 2019
Time: 10:00 – 13:00
Venue:
Cabaret Bar
60 Pleasance
Edinburgh
EH8 9TJ
Organisers: Sonali Misra, Chelsea Welsh, Lis Mesa
Contact: sonalimisra [at] theselkie.co.uk
Details: Free workshop for writers aged 18+ from underrepresented backgrounds (POC, women, non-binary, LGBTQIA+, those with physical or mental health concerns, etc.) will be conducted by published writers, former publishing professionals and co-founders of The Selkie: Sonali Misra, Chelsea Welsh and Lis Mesa. With an option to choose your form – fiction or poetry – you will learn concepts of writing, tackle writing exercises, understand the editing process and discover what happens behind the doors of publishing companies. Suitable for beginners and those writers who need a safe space and a nudge!

Please bring along papers, pens and your enthusiasm! We’ll take care of the refreshments.

Free but ticketed event due to limited space. Tickets will be available from 23rd October on our Eventbrite page.


NATIONAL NOVEL WRITING MONTH (NANOWRIMO)

The Hat Factory Arts Centre café in Luton will be open for anyone who wants to take part in NaNoWriMo write-ins throughout the month of November! Stockwood Discovery Centre and The Dining Room at Wardown House will also be open for write-ins. Co-founder and Managing Director of The Selkie, Huriyah Quadri, will be at the Hat Factory Arts Centre café every Friday at the following times:

01/11/19 14:00 – 18:00
08/11/19 13:00 – 17:00
15/11/19 14:00 – 18:00
22/11/19 14:00 – 18:00
29/11/19 13:00 – 17:00

Huriyah will also run two write-ins in the new workshop spaces at the Hat Factory Arts Centre on the 23rd and 30th November (free but ticketed due to limited space).

NANOWRIMO WRITE-IN
Date: 23 November 2019
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue:
Hat Factory Arts Centre
65 – 67 Bute St
Luton
LU1 2EY
Organiser: Huriyah Quadri
Contact: huriyahquadri [at] theselkie.co.uk
Details:
Come along to a NaNoWriMo write-in session at one of the new HATCH workshop spaces at the Hat Factory Arts Centre. This is an accessible venue and you are welcome to bring refreshments (there is a café in the building). The write-in session will be free but ticketed due to limited spaces. For further information (and tickets) go to The Culture Trust Luton website. Contact Huriyah if you have any queries.


NANOWRIMO WRITE-IN
Date: 30 November 2019
Time: 13:00 – 16:00
Venue:
Hat Factory Arts Centre
65 – 67 Bute St
Luton
LU1 2EY
Organiser: Huriyah Quadri
Contact: huriyahquadri [at] theselkie.co.uk
Details:
Come along to a NaNoWriMo write-in session at one of the new HATCH workshop spaces at the Hat Factory Arts Centre. This is an accessible venue and you are welcome to bring refreshments (there is a café in the building). The write-in session will be free but ticketed due to limited spaces. For further information (and tickets) go to The Culture Trust Luton website. Contact Huriyah if you have any queries.

Past Events

WRITERS’ MEETUP
Date: 15 June 2019
Time: 11:00
Meeting at:
Books & Books
265 Aragon Ave
Coral Gables
FL 33134
Contact: Lis Mesa (lismesa [at] theselkie.co.uk)
Details: Sasha R. Moghimi-Kian and Lis Mesa will be discussing ‘home’ through writing prompts.