WordFest kicks off the New Year on January 4

The 2011 WordFest series starts on Tuesday, January 4, with three writers who will be presenting their works.. Lorraine Merrin will be reading from her collection of poetry, entitled “Holding Tight to Gravity’s Tail,” which she calls “poetry about real people living and surviving in a real world that often seems as cruel as it […]

Storyteller Leslie Slape hosts December WordFest

 Leslie Slape, local storyteller, playwright and crime reporter for The Daily News, will host the next WordFest gathering on December 7, 6:00-8:00 pm, at The Brits in Longview.   Leslie will introduce the three presenters for the evening and facilitate feedback of their readings.   Kelley Jacquez, a former newspaper journalist, will read from her […]