Women’s Words Week

 Join us at one, or all, of the Women’s Words Week activites!

Women’s Words Art Reception
Local women artists display creative works of art featuring artist Terri Priest. Click here to see the flyer.
When: April 15, 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.
Where: Lamar Soutter Library, UMass Medical School
Admission: Free
Women Words Art Exhibit will run April 15 to May 15, 2011. Proceeds from purchased art will be donated to the YWCA’s domestoc violence services.

Writer’s Workshop
Work with a host of talented writers who have the know-how to help you get your writing published, whether it’s a book, review, magazine article or poetry. Click here to see the flyer and learn more about the guest writers.  
When: April 30, 2011, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Where: Rm. 115, Kinnicutt Hall, Salisbury Labs, WPI
Admission: $55/Students $25 Includes light breakfast and lunch

Women Authors Evening
Featuring bestselling author Tess Gerritsen, author of the Rizzoli & Isles series. Click here to see the flyer.

When: May 2, 2011, 5:30 -8:30 p.m.
Where: Faculty Conference Room, UMass Medical School (free parking provided)
Admission: $30 Hors d’ oeuvres & beverages will be served.

Women and Film Celebration
Laurie Kahn captures this lost slice of American history in “Tupperware!” which humorously celebrates the culture of “home parties” entrepreneurships and most important, the lives of “extraordinary ordinary women”.
6 p.m. Screening of “Tupperware” / 7 p.m. Conversation with filmmaker
When: May 5, 2011, 6:00 – 9:00 p.m.
Where: Ghosh Science & Tech –  Room 102, Worcester State University
Admission: $20

The Women Words Week is a series of events presented by the Women Authors in New England. Proceeds will benefit the YWCA’s domestic violence services.


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