Literary Salon hosted by Gary McBride

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 at 3pm - 5pm

Location: The Meadows Branch of the Boulder Public Library

This event is in the past.

The Literary Salon is fashioned after the great salons of Paris in the Eighteenth Century, and is free and open to the public. Members talk about their writing successes and challenges, solicit advice, share their experiences and keep each other up-to-date on trends. Our topics range widely–covering the art, psychology, spirituality, business and craft of writing and publishing. All genres and experience levels are welcome.

The event is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required. 

Gary Alan McBride is a writer and musician from Denver, Colorado, born during the Kennedy administration. He is a good conversationalist and has written a number of essays, plays, musicals, songs, tone poems, and choral works. Potential topics for conversations with him might include (but are not necessarily limited to) the following:

* Theater (including musical theater)
* Pianos and piano music
* Cinema
* Art music (all periods)
* Fauvist, Color Field, and Dutch Landscape artists
* Thailand, politics, culture, and food
* London and the UK
* Shakespeare
* International travel
* US History
* Cloud computing
* Object-oriented programming
* Craft beer

Gary can be found @garyalanmcbride on Twitter and on the web at, or email

The Boulder Writers Workshop is a private organization that offers classes, workshops, support and networking opportunities to writers in the Boulder and Denver area. We welcome writers of all genres and experience levels. Joining a professional writing group not only helps you meet your personal and professional goals, but shows agents and publishers know you are a serious professional. Investing in yourself as a Professional Member is only $99 per year and benefits include a professional listing in our member directory, the chance to promote your readings and signings, the opportunity to host a Literary Salon, guest posting privileges on our blog and newsletter, your book listings in our online bookstore and twice-yearly catalog mailings and more. Joining as a Standard Member is only $49 a year and gives you access to ten free educational workshops a year. To join, please visit to purchase a membership subscription.


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at 1:54pm on Friday, October 2nd, 2020
at 6:31pm on Sunday, September 6th, 2020
at 7:18am on Thursday, July 30th, 2020
That is really great and good that you shared about the event here. So that others who were interested can register for the event. The programs that have added for the event is really interesting and I am really waiting to at the event
at 10:32am on Friday, September 4th, 2015
Is your book 'Wildcat" available? I would like to read it.
Kenneth Pennington
at 5:36pm on Saturday, February 7th, 2015
I'm really looking forward to your Salon, Gary!

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