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Almost Famous–Lynchburg College Student Writers and Musicians Perform at Literary Lounge

[caption id="attachment_6025" align="alignright" width="160"] Diana Clark[/caption] November 29th, 2012 This month we welcome four ...

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John Thelin and Melissa Schuppe at the Literary Lounge

March 28, 2013 Melissa is a wife, mother and grandmother whose words reflect the exploration of her life's events.  She is a self-taught ...

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Bunny Goodjohn & Friends

Literary Lounge with Bunny Goodjohn and Writers from the Stonecoast MFA program Friday, October 19th, 7:30pm Randolph College professor ...

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Randolph College Creative Writing Seniors

February 16, 2013 Riverviews celebrates the work of nine emerging writers from Randolph College's Creative Writing Program.  Come out on ...

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VCCA writers present at Third Thursday

This month, Riverviews is excited to welcome three wonderfully talented writers currently in residence at the Virginia Center for Creative ...

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4th Annual “Stammer” Open Mic – May 19

You’ve been waiting and it’s finally here…You’re chance to show the world how awesome you are Riverviews Artspace is hosting its 4th ...

Lynchburg College & Sweet Briar College

April 21 at 7:30pm,  Creative Writing Students and faculty will read their work at Third Thursday. 

Randolph College – Almost Famous

November 18, 2010 Students from Randolph College read their work.  Introductions by Professor Jim Peterson. 

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Lis Anna

May 17, 2007  Lis Anna , director of film and writer of film and fiction, was the Second Place Winner of the Thomas Wolfe Fiction Award 2006 ...

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Carole Burns

September 15, 2005  Carole Burns is the host of "Off the Page" on washingtonpost.com. Her fiction has been published in literary journals and ...

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John Gregory Brown

January 8, 2007  Gregory Brown Decorations in a Ruined Cemetery (1994), The Wrecked, Blessed Body of Shelton Lafleur (1996), and Audubon’s ...

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Carrie Brown

January 20, 2005  Carrie Brown has been an associate editor at The Columbia Flyer and held a Henry Hoyns teaching fellowship at the University ...

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Third Thursday: Casey Clabough and Ron Coleman

April 19 Third Thursday:Casey Clabough and Ron Coleman7:30pm Ron Coleman is a local African American poet who will read from his newly ...

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Casey Clabough

November 15, 2007  Casey Clabough a professor at Lynchburg College will read selections from his current book, The Warrior’s Path: ...

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Camille Dungy

March 16, 2006  Camille Dungy, author of (Red Hen Press), has won fellowships and awards from organizations including the NEA, The Virginia ...

Gregory Donovan

October 20, 2005  Gregory Donovan a senior editor of Blackbird, is one of the founding faculty members of the MFA in Creative Writing program ...

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Claudia Emerson

Claudia Emerson  was awarded the 2006 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry for her book Late Wife: Poems (LSU Press, 2005). She is also the author of the ...

George Ellenbogen

September 15, 2005  George Ellenbogen is the author of Winterfischer (Munich, Edition Kappa, 2002), The Rhino Gate Poems (Vehicule Press, ...

Steven Faulkner

February 15, 2007 Steven Faulkner will present excerpts from his latest book, Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts.  This book chronicles the 1000 ...

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Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda

September 20, 2007  Carolyn Kreiter-Foronda served as Virginia’s Poet Laureate 2006-2008.  She is a poet, painter, sculptor, and lifelong ...

Kathleen Grissom

November 17, 2005  Kathleen Grissom was born and educated in Saskatchewan, Canada. Soon after, she left to live and work, first in Montreal, ...

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Bunny GoodJohn

January 17, 2008  Bunny GoodJohn emigrated to the USA from the UK in 1999. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in various literary magazines ...

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Bunny GoodJohn

April 20, 2006  Bunny GoodJohn emigrated to the USA from the UK in 1999. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in various literary magazines and ...

Ramón García

October 9, 2007  Ramón García was born in Mexico and grew up in California.  His poetry has appeared in a variety of journals and ...

James Hoch

April 21, 2005  James Hoch’s most recent poems have appeared in Slate, The Believer, Ninth Letter, Carolina Quarterly and Virginia Quarterly ...

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Cathryn Hankla

April 20, 2006  Cathryn Hankla's the author of ten books of poetry and fiction, including the novel The Land Between (Baskerville, 2003) and ...

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J.C. Hallman

January 19, 2006  J.C. Hallman's work has appeared in GQ, The Los Angeles Times, and a variety of literary magazines. He is the author of The ...

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Jeanne Larsen

April 20, 2006  Jeanne Larsen is the author of James Cook in Search of Terra Incognita: A Book of Poems, Brocade River Poems: Selected Works of ...

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Darrell Laurant

Thursday, January 20th at 7:30pm, Darrell Laurant plans to speak about the newspaper column as an art form and share a few past columns ...

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Constance Merritt

March 16, 2006  Constance Merritt Recipient of a 2001 Rona Jaffe Foundation Writers' Award, a 2001/2002 fellowship from The Radcliffe Institute ...

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Kevin McFadden

April 17, 2008  Kevin McFadden is the author of Hardscrabble, an inaugural selection in the VQR Poetry Series. His poems have appeared in ...

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Charlotte Matthews

April 19, 2007  Charlotte Matthews is the author of a full-length collection of poetry, Green Stars (Iris Publishing Group, 2005). She is also ...

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David Mills

October 21, 2010  David Mills has lived as writer-in-residence in Langston Hughes' home and has been a VCCA fellow twice. He has won ...

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Becky Mushko

  Third Thursday: November 17th at 7:30pm, free and open to the public THIS EVENT WILL BE ON THE GROUND FLOOR OF RIVERVIEWS Becky ...

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LuAnn Keener-Mikenas

March 29th at 7:30pmLuAnn Keener-Mikenas is a woman of many talents and many passions. Winner of a 1990 Virginia Prize, she has just published ...

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Laura Marello

In 2012, Third Thursday program evolved into The Literary Lounge.  The idea of our revamped “Lounge” is to offer audience members an ...

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Elizabeth Seydel Morgan

February 15, 2007  Elizabeth Seydel Morgan is the author of four books of poetry: Language, a limited edition with prints by artist Laura ...

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Elizabeth Seydel Morgan

Elizabeth Seydel Morgan is the author of four books of poetry: Language, a limited edition with prints by artist Laura Pharis, and three ...

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Thorpe Moeckel

January 19, 2006 Thorpe Moeckel was a Hoyns Fellow at the UVa. He is currently the Kenan Visiting Writer at UNC-Chapel Hill. His poems have ...

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Wendy Miles

February 16, 2006  Wendy Miles's work appears in various journals, including Southern Poetry Review, The Dos Passos Review, The Chattahoochee ...

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Kirk Nesset

Sept 15 at 7:30 pm.   Kirk Nesset is author of two books of short stories, Mr. Agreeable and Paradise Road, as well as a book of translations, ...

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Nathaniel Perry at the Literary Lounge

Nathaniel Perry is the author of Nine Acres (American Poetry Review, 2011), which won the 2011 APR/Honickman First Book Prize. He is the ...

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Michael Parker

  March 17  at 7:30 In his soon to be released novel, The Watery Part of the World, Michael Parker has created a wholly original world ...

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Joshua Poteat

February 16, 2006  Joshua Poteat was named the winner of the 2004 Anhinga Press Poetry Prize and also won the National Chapbook Fellowship from ...

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Joshua Poteat

October 20, 2005 Joshua Poteat was named the winner of the 2004 Anhinga Press Poetry Prize and also won the National Chapbook Fellowship from ...

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Jim Peterson

March 16, 2006  Jim Peterson was born in Georgia and raised in South Carolina and has lived in Montana and Virginia . When not writing or ...

Laura-Gray Street

March 16, 2006  Laura-Gray Street has received a poetry fellowship from the VCA and the Dana Award in Poetry. Her poems have been published in ...

Laura-Gray Street

October 8, 2005  Laura-Gray Street has received a poetry fellowship from the VCA and the Dana Award in Poetry. Her poems have been published in ...

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Janet Sylvester

January 19, 2006 Janet Sylvester has published a collector's edition chapbook, A Visitor at the Gate and two books of poetry, That Mulberry Wine ...

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R. Rex Stephenson and Tina Hanlon

March 20, 2008  R. Rex Stephenson and Tina Hanlon (both from Ferrum College) will bring Appalachian folk tales to life at Riverviews.  ...

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Taije Silverman

February 16, 2006  Taije Silverman (February 2006) the 2005-2007 Creative Writing Fellow in Poetry at Emory, holds a BA in English and Creative ...

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Gary Short

April 19, 2007  Gary Short is the author of three books of poetry. His latest book is Ten Moons and 13 Horses. His book, Flying Over Sonny ...

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David Schwartz

Oct. 20, 2011 at 7:30PM David Schwartz will be reading and discussing selections from his work, “Consuming Choices.”Chair of the ...

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Jason Schossler

February 16, 2006  Jason Schossler lives in Bethlehem, PA, where he works as a freelance sports and entertainment writer and editor. His ...

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Nancy Schoenberger

February 16, 2006  Nancy Schoenberger has published three books of poetry--The Taxidermist's Daughter, Girl on a White Porch, Long Like a ...

Brenda E. Sartoris

November 17, 2005 Brenda E. Sartoris grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, graduating from Millsaps College with a BA in English in 1962. She went on ...

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Lisa Tracy

September 16, 2010  Lisa Tracy will read excerpts from her new book: Objects of Our Affection: Uncovering My Family’s Past, One Chair, ...

Allison Titus

February 16, 2006  Allison Titus has published poems in journals such as Indiana Review, American Literary Review, Quarterly West, Barrow ...

Alice Heard Williams

May 19, 2005  Alice Heard Williams Delray Beach resident Alice Heard Williams will discuss her new novel Remembering Piero which portrays the ...

Jane Wampler

Jane Wampler has taught creative writing and poetry classes at CU-Colorado Springs and the Colorado College. She is past-president of Poetry ...

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Ann Fisher Wirth

March 15, 2007  Ann Fisher Wirth is the author of William Carlos Williams and Autobiography: The Woods of His Own Nature, published in 1989. ...

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Marguerite Watkins

May 17, 2007  Marguerite Watkins, poet/memoirist, spent most of her childhood in India .  Her prose and poetry reflect this background and ...