The Chesapeake Chapter usually holds a monthly meeting with a speaker on the first Saturday of each month, unless there is a holiday, venue scheduling, or convention conflict. Occasionally, the chapter offers a field trip or special event instead of a meeting. Upcoming meeting dates are listed below. You will receive an email notice in advance of the meeting, along with a registration form and menu choice (if applicable). To reserve your place at a meeting, follow the directions as stated on the email notice or on the meeting’s announcement on this website. Guests and non-members are welcome to attend (unless otherwise noted).
UPCOMING CHAPTER MEETINGS/EVENTS
Saturday, June 6th, 2020
Time: 1:00 pm
Speaker: Don Klees, Senior Vice President of Programming, Acorn TV
Topic: Programming and Writing for Acorn TV
We had a great launch with our first virtual chapter meeting last month, and we hope you’ll come back–or come for the very first time–to our next Zoom meeting.
This month, our guest is Don Klees, Senior Vice President of Programming at Acorn TV. Called “Netflix for the Anglophile” by NPR, Acorn is a subscription streaming service that specializes in British television. They offer a variety of new and classic mysteries, among other programming, including Agatha Christie’s Poirot, Partners in Crime, Foyle’s War and many others. Don will talk about programming and writing for Acorn, and be happy to answer questions as well.
**Please RSVP and email your questions to admeyerwriter [at] gmail [dot] com by Friday, June 5th at 1pm so that we can get them to Don in advance of the meeting. He will also give you the login and password info for Zoom. Even if you don’t have a question, please let us know if you plan to attend so that we can add you to our virtual guest list.**
UPCOMING CHAPTER AUTHORS’ EVENTS
Thursday, June 18, 2020
Time: 7:00-8:30 pm
Speakers: Kathleen Barber, Mark Bergin, Patrick Hyde, Tara Laskowski, Grace Topping
Topic: First Time Authors Panel
Join us Thursday, June 18 from 7 – 8:30 pm for a virtual meeting hosted by the Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library in Alexandria, VA.
Authors Kathleen Barber, Mark Bergin, Patrick Hyde, Tara Laskowski, and Grace Topping will talk about how they got published (good, bad, and amusing stories about the road to publication) and how the experience differs from what they expected.
Registration is required. Go to http://alexlibraryva.org/event/4347801 to register.