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Writers workshop returns to Madera County library

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The Central Valley Writers’ Workshop will return to the Madera library after spending the winter at the Chowchilla branch. The workshop meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays for its read-and-critique sessions that help writers hone their craft.

“The libraries have been great to us,” said Glenna Jarvis, CVWW president. “Because of the lack of heat at the Madera branch, we chose to winter in Chowchilla. We will continue this rotation in the future.”

The workshop meets in Madera, April through October, and in Chowchilla, November through March. The Chowchilla branch was the workshop’s original meeting site, until it moved to Madera three years ago to be available to more writers.

Over the past nine years, the workshop has been home to more than 100 writers between Bakersfield and Manteca. Many workshop members also come from the mountain communities of Oakhurst, Coarsegold and North Fork...


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