Pastries & Poetry

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 159a Main St Hiram GA 30141  See map

The Paulding County Writers’ Guild (PCWG), in association with the Book Shelter Writers Group (BSWG), is proud to announce our first ever Pastries and Poetry that will take place on October 13, 2012. Held in conjunction with the Hiram Pumpkin Patch Festival, Pastries and Poetry is hosted by the always charming Teacups & Cupcakes teahouse located at 159A Main Street, Hiram, GA. Festival starts at 10 AM and readings start promptly at 2 PM. Both events are open to the public, with free admission, so bring the family down for a full day of art & literature.

Pastries and Poetry will have you on your feet, interacting with local writers in ways that will surprise you. This is not a run-of-the-mill poetry reading event like a poetry slam – this is a completely unique event only found in Paulding County. Come join the PCWG to celebrate member’s poetry, inspirations, and endeavors while you browse local author’s published books and eat decadent cupcakes. Listen to poetry readings from local writers and learn about the PCWG’s writing contest for middle school students over a nice, hot cup of tea. Inspire us by joining in this event – as your story could be the next we read…and publish!

Teacups & Cupcakes will be open, with a full offering of menu items for sale. Feel free to come in and sit for a spell, purchase some goodies, and enjoy hearing from and meeting local authors. For additional information on Teacups & Cupcakes, please see their website at http://teacupsandcupcakes.net/



Paulding County Writers’ Guild (PCWG) is a non-profit guild formed to advance writers into authors and authors into published authors. PCWG is publisher of The North Georgia Writer, a quarterly magazine dedicated to member works. Meetings are held on the first Tuesday of each month at the Starbuck’s inside Target in Hiram, GA at 7 PM and are open to the public. Topics covered include: overcoming writer’s block, how to market a work to a publisher, proper grammar, critiques, limericks, puns, history, and ways to strengthen our writing community.

The Book Shelter Writer’s Group (BSWG) is a group of writers who gather at The Book Shelter, Paulding County’s only bookstore. The group focuses on the craft of writing, meeting once a month to work on writing exercises, critique work, and inspire creativity. Meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at The Book Shelter in old town Hiram, GA at 7 PM and are open to the public. For further information, contact The Book Shelter via email at thebookshelter@gmail.com


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