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Date to be announced -- In October for a GPW Zoom Poetry Reading from Women’s Voices of the 21st Century, a book of poetry published in 2013 by our own GPW branch. Poets will be invited to sign up to read their own work. This will be recorded and archived by the GPW and free copies of the book will be offered to all GPA members who request them from former GPW President Deb Weir, who spearheaded the project, and who has graciously taken back the remaining PW poetry books to her home.  Members may also request copies to donate to institutions.  

Monday October 19th, from 1 – 2:15 PM, our Music members  - Ida Angland, Julie Dolphin, Joyce DiCamillo, Claudia Dumschat, and Adrienne Reedy  - will present their individual viewpoints on "Music: The New Normal - Where Are We Now and Where Are We Going?" The music industry has been decimated by the pandemic, since live programs, concerts, and teaching music and performing music ensemble are at the core of careers in music. This will be a virtual presentation/discussion. You will receive a Zoom invitation to this event.  

Greenwich Pen Women Steps Up for Greenwich Reads Together
Greenwich Pen Women, strengthening its community commitment, is pleased again to support Greenwich Reads Together. Greenwich Library just announced its 2020 town-wide reading selections: Bryan Stevenson’s Just Mercy and Tracy Kidder’s Mountains Beyond Mountains, both books delving into the legal, racial and healthcare injustice prevalent in our society. The good news is that Greenwich Pen Women member Adrienne Reedy will lead a virtual book discussion on Just Mercy on Monday, October 26, at 7pm. Register for the discussion through Perrot Memorial Library. Learn more about other Greenwich Reads Together activities at Greenwich Library’s web site: 
https://www.greenwichlibrary.org/greenwich-reads-together/


The Greenwich Branch of NLAPW offers educational opportunities for our members through our programs. The public is invited to participate in our community outreach programs. 

Work-in-Progress Meetings

Members in the same discipline share their work with each other. Members are notified of time and location via email. If you are interested in attending the critique meeting of another discipline, please contact the chairperson of that group.

Letters:
First Friday of the month, 10 AM – noon via Zoom. All submissions must be received by Sunday, the week before. Directions will be sent with submissions.

Arts:
The next Art critique: Karen Heffner continues to offer one on one critiques through emailed images with written critique and comments.

Music:

Members meeting times and location will be confirmed in advance via email. Music Committee Chair: Adrienne Reedy.

Board of Directors Meetings

Mondays at 5 PM: November 9, 2020. In 2021: January 11, March 8, and May 10. BOD meetings take place quarterly. All members are welcome. Confirmations are emailed to board members prior to each meeting.

 

Be sure to look at Member News for further events.