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First Draft: A Literary Social with Laurel Nakanishi
Wednesday, March 10 @ 6:30 pm
A guided writing prompt with a twist.
Because writing is thirsty work.
Have a drink. Write a story. Have another drink. Write a better story.
Miami Book Fair presents First Draft, a series of informal writing events that turn happy hours into great stories.
You’re inspired. But you’re also thirsty. Bring your own drink and log in for a First Draft event and a guided writing prompt. Share your writing. You never know what you might knock out as you knock one back!
Instructor: Laurel Nakanishi
Theme: Writing the World That Holds Us
Laurel Nakanishi was born and raised in Honolulu, Hawai‘i. She holds degrees from the Univeristy of Montana and Florida International University, and has been fortunate to receive fellowships from the Fulbright Foundation, Japan-US Friendship Commission, and Wrolstad Foundation. She is the recipient of the 2018 Tupelo Press Berkshire Prize for Ashore and the 2012 Epiphany Press Chapbook prize for Mānoa/Makai. She lives with her family on the island of O‘ahu. www.LaurelNakanishi.com
This event is part of Miami Book Fair’s 2021 Big Read program.