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    Voices of Color Showcase

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    Third Monday of every month, 8-10:30 p.m.

    People of color exercise their artistry when sharing stories and poetry. at Light Club Lamp Shop in Burlington (map). $1.

    Creative Nonfiction

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    Tue., Feb. 19, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

    Readers give feedback on essays, poetry and journalism written by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    In Translation Book Discussion

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    Tue., Feb. 19, 6-8 p.m.

    Fans of the written word delve into Hend and the Soldiers by Badryah El-Bishr. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Fiction Workshop

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.

    Readers focus on elements of craft when responding to work by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Laurie Essig

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    Wed., Feb. 20, 6:30 p.m.

    In her book Love, Inc.: Dating Apps, the Big White Wedding and Chasing the Happily Neverafter, the Middlebury College professor argues that humans often let romance blind them to the importance of activism and political engagement. at Phoenix Books (Burlington) in Burlington (map). $3.

    Writing Circle

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    Wednesdays, 4-5 p.m.

    Words pour out when participants explore creative expression in a low-pressure environment. at The Pathways Vermont Community Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Poetry Workshop

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 6:30 p.m.

    Wordsmiths analyze creative works-in-progress penned by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    David Schein

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 7:30 p.m.

    The Burlington writer and theater artist excerpts his novel The Adoption, which fictionalizes the lives of children growing up in Ethiopia and the United States over a 20-year span. at Ahavath Gerim Synagogue in Burlington (map). Free.

    SoundCheck

    SoundCheck

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    Thu., Feb. 21, 6-8 p.m., Thu., March 21, 6-8 p.m. and Thu., April 18, 6-8 p.m.

    Slam poet Rajnii Eddins leads teen wordsmiths in a writing workshop followed by an open mic. Pizza fuels the fun. at BCA Center in Burlington (map). Free.

    Friday Morning Workshop

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    Fri., Feb. 22, 10:30 a.m.

    Wordsmiths offer constructive criticism on works in progress by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Fiction Craft Workshop

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    Sat., Feb. 23, 2 p.m.

    Burlington Writers Workshop members examine particular tools that are central to the art of writing. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Painted Word Poetry Series

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 6 p.m.

    Stephanie Burt, author of eight published books including the collection Advice From the Lights, showcases original work. at Fleming Museum of Art, University of Vermont in Burlington (map). Regular admission; $3-10; free for members, faculty, staff, students and kids 6 and under.

    Fiction Workshop

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    Wed., Feb. 27, 6:30 p.m.

    Readers focus on elements of the craft when responding to work by Burlington Writers Workshop members. at 110 Main St., Suite 3C in Burlington (map). Free; preregister at meetup.com; limited space.

    Poetry Experience

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    First and Third Saturday of every month, 1-3 p.m.

    Writers share original work and learn from others in a supportive environment open to all ages and experience levels. at Fletcher Free Library in Burlington (map). Free.

    Burlington Women's Poetry Group

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    First Sunday of every month, 3 p.m.

    Female writers seek feedback from fellow rhyme-and-meter mavens. Email for details. at Private residence in Burlington (map). Free.
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