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'Writing Close to Home' with Will Weaver

Will Weaver (Submitted photo)

Will Weaver, author of "Sweet Land," "Memory Boy" and "Red Earth, White Earth, has mastered the art of using a northern Minnesota setting and details to gain a national audience.

On Feb. 16, he'll present "Writing Close to Home" from noon to 3:30 p.m. at the Park Rapids Library.

In this workshop for writers, he will share tips and techniques about the power of description. The goal is to make writing sing with authenticity yet also sound a chord of common humanity. This event is sponsored by Region 2 Arts Council. There is no cost, but registration is required. Email or call 218-751-5447.