Fair

Barrington Writers' Workshop draws cultural critic, author Cate Wallace

Published: Monday, May 5, 2014 12:03 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014 4:42 a.m. CST

BARRINGTON – A Barrington Writers' Workshop will be presented from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 17 in the Performing Arts Center at The Garlands, 1000 Garlands Lane, Barrington.

Keynote guest speaker Cate Wallace, cultural critic and author of "For Fidelity: How Intimacy and Commitment Enrich Our Lives," will present her talk – "The Care and Feeding of the Work-in Progress."

Wallace is a cultural critic interested in the role metaphor plays in our thinking about moral issues. Wallace teaches writing in the Feinberg School of Medicine at Northwestern University, Chicago.

Barrington Writers' Workshop is starting its 36th year of helping local writers improve their craft and connect with other writers and organizations. At weekly meetings, the group provides constructive critique on works in progress. Writers from all genres are welcome.

The cost of this event for non-members is $10. Members are free. Refreshments will be provided. Registration is requested.

Call 847-304-1996 for information.

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

When buying your home, which is most important?
Proximity to transportation
The character of the community
Area amenities, such as shopping and restaurants
Schools