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The Playwright's Toolbox: An Informal Discussion About Writing with Justin Maxwell

The Playwright's Toolbox: An Informal Discussion About Writing with Justin Maxwell In-Person

Teens/Adults: Join Justin Maxwell as he talks about his new playwriting book, how it was made, why it matters, and how readers can use it be a better writer. While he will focus on playwriting, the discussion can be geared towards any genre and writers of all levels are welcome. Kindly register to save your seat. 

Justin Maxwell is a professor, teaching playwriting in the Creative Writing Workshop at the University of New Orleans. His playwriting book The Playwright’s Toolbox is forthcoming from Applause Books in 2024. Currently, he’s adapting the Tennessee Williams novel Moise and the World of Reason into a full-length play with The Tennessee Williams Theater Company and writing “100 MDQs for Plays of Praise” as part of Erik Ehn’s 100K project. His play An Outopia for Pigeons is out from Original Works Publishing, and Your Lithopedion is out from Next Stage Press. His play Palimpsests of Agrippina Minor was awarded at ATLAS-BoR Grant in 2020-21. His prose has appeared in multiple journals including Theatre/Practice, Eleven Eleven, The Fourth River, Minnesota Playlist, Contemporary Theatre Review, American Theatre Magazine, and others. He is a former Co-Chair of the Playwriting Symposium at the Mid-America Theatre Conference

Thursday, August 8, 2024
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Time Zone:
Eastern Time - US & Canada (change)
Mendon - Jacobs Family Reading Room
Mendon Public Library
  Adults     Teens     Tweens  
  Summer Reading Program     Teens & Adults  
Registrations open at 9:00am Tuesday, June 18, 2024


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