Events

Writing with Willona is my collection of writing workshops and networking events. To be added to the mailing list, please email willonasloan@gmail.com.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Writing Happy Hour Series (Tuesdays, 5 PM)

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Join us for a virtual, creative writing hour at the National Portrait Gallery! Our goal is to create a virtual space where writers can create, connect, and draw inspiration from the Portrait Gallery’s online exhibitions on Google Arts and Culture. Bring your own happy hour beverage of choice and write with us. We will provide writing prompts, and you are also welcome to bring your own writing project-in-progress. We will write for about 30 minutes and end each session with a brief discussion or reading. Register here for an upcoming happy hour.

Virtual Workshop: Writing My Resilience

Date: Friday, December 11, 2020
Time: 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM EST
Cost: Free
Register Here

Join us for a special virtual, creative writing hour at the National Portrait Gallery in partnership with the Smithsonian’s “24 Hours in a Time of Change” campaign! We’ve set up a virtual space where writers can create, connect, and draw inspiration from stories of resilience from the Portrait Gallery’s collection. Bring your own beverage of choice and write with us. We will provide writing prompts, and you are also welcome to bring your own writing project-in-progress. We will write for about 30 minutes and end the session with a brief discussion or reading.

Dolores Huerta

Huerta Speaking to a Group of Women (1972), by Unidentified Photographer, Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery

Past Events

To view past events, please visit the archived event calendar.