GRT: Extrapolating Into The Future with Sarah Darer Littman

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Greenwich Library
Meeting Room

Event Details

FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 8-12 ONLY. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. 

In his introduction to the 60th Anniversary Edition of Fahrenheit 451, Neil Gaiman writes: "There are three phrases that make possible the world of writing about the world of not-yet…What if…? If only… If this goes on…”  This creative writing workshop will focus on "If this goes on…” We'll use our imaginations to extrapolate current political ideas and technology trends into the future and writing a short story or novel beginning based on what we come up with. Let your creativity flow with Greenwich author Sarah Darer Littman, author of 17 middle-grade and young adult novels, and president of Greenwich Pen Women.

Students are asked to bring their own laptops.  Those who do not have one will be provided with one. 

A Greenwich Reads Together program. Greenwich Reads Together is a community-wide reading experience which will engage all of Greenwich in exploring a single book. The goal of Greenwich Reads Together is to deepen engagement in literature through reading and discussion and to build community connections. The Steering Committee leading this effort includes Greenwich Library, Greenwich Alliance for Education, Greenwich Arts Council, Greenwich Historical Society, Greenwich Pen Women and the Greenwich Public and Independent Schools, Perrot Memorial Library, and Retired Men’s Association of Greenwich.
 
Visit our website www.greenwichreadstogether.org to find book and film suggestions for further exploration, as well as discussion guides, links to interviews with the author and much more.

Event Type(s): Teens, Book Discussion, Author Visit
Age Group(s): Young Adult
Presenter: Sarah Darer Littman
Ed Morrissey
(203) 622-7918

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Registration begins 9/27/2019 at 8:00 AM



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