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Playwriting Workshop with Michael Wright!

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Here is an exciting opportunity if you're interested in playwriting!

The workshop will cover aspects of playwriting, including proper stage play format, creating a script for the imaginative possibilities of the stage, and tips on aspects such as writing good dialogue and creating characters. Michael Wright is the director of the Interdisciplinary Program in Creative Writing at The University of Tulsa, where he teaches screenwriting and playwriting.

Playwriting Workshop With Michael Wright

Saturday, May 10th

3 – 4:30 pm

Nathan Hale Library, 6038 E. 23rd St. 74114

To register, call 918-549-7617

2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest

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The 2014 Young People's Creative Writing Contest in just around the corner! 

Brochures will be available soon at all libraries, but for now, here's what you need to do:

  • Contest is for ages 10-18
  • 3 age groups: 10-12, 13-15, 16-18
  • 4 categories: poetry, short story, informal essay, short play, and NEW IN 2014: Graphic Short Story. 
  • Contestants may enter more than one category, but only one manuscript per category.
  • Entries accepted May 1 – June 5 
  • Enter online, starting May 1st at http://teens.tulsalibrary.org/ypcwc, or by filling out an entry form (attached below).

More details in the attached brochure/entry form.

Questions? Call 918-549-7490 or email cwalsh@tulsalibrary.org.

Teen Tech Month: March 2014

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DIY @ YOUR LIBRARY!Don’t miss these fun opportunities to celebrate Teen Tech Month with crafts, games, and much more @ Your Library! Over 35 fun and free events for teens and tweens are taking place at Tulsa City-County Library locations in March for Teen Tech Month. Click Read More below to view the list.

 

Broken Arrow Library

300 W. Broadway Broken Arrow, 74012 • 918-549-7500

DIY 3-D Paper Toys

March 1-31 • All Day • Ages 10-18

Drop by and make paper fold-up toys from 2-D printouts, no 3-D printer required.

Broken Arrow Library /South

3600 S. Chestnut Broken Arrow, 74011 • 918-549-7662

The Broken Arrow Extreme Science Series: Artbots

Thursday March 20 • 6:30 – 7:30 pm • Ages 9-15

Meet author Ransom Riggs!

Join us for a creepy, strange, eccentric evening with bestselling author, Ransom RiggsMiss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children was THE surprise best seller of 2011 -- an unprecedented mix of YA fantasy & vintage photography that enthralled readers. The second novel, Hollow City, begins in 1940, immediately after the first book ended. 

Mon. January 20, 6:30 pm

Hardesty Regional Library

Doors open at 6 pm

The presentation will be followed by a book signing.

Barnes & Noble will sell copies of both books.

Request a library copy of the first book here, and the second book here

Brainstorms this Saturday!

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Winners of the 2013 Young People's Creative Writing Contest Short Play category will see their visions come to life at the Tulsa Performing Arts Center this coming Saturday, November 14th at 7 pm. The PAC will present selections from all 12 award-winning plays. An accomplished staff of the University of Tulsa's Theater Department will perform the plays under direction of Michael Wright, Applied Associate Professor of Creative Writing, Theater, and Film. All the details are below!

Brain Storms: New Works by Young Writers

November 16th at pm

Charles E. Norman Theater

Tickets: $10

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