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SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

SWET Travel Writing Meet-up 2

Date: Wednesday, September 26, 2018 (Wednesday)

Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. Location: Gulliver Room, Book House Café (Jimbocho, Tokyo)

https://www.bookhousecafe.jp/

Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

Fee: Free for SWET members, ¥1,000 for non-members

RSVP: Space is limited, so please contact Rob Goss in advance if you plan to attend.

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SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

SWET Tokyo Summer Party and Art Exhibit, August 5, 2018 (Sunday) at Rikugien Garden

Time:  1:00–4:00 p.m. Place: Shinsentei teahouse, Rikugien, Komagome, Tokyo (see below for details) Fee: The event itself is free of charge, but there is a 300-yen admission fee to enter the Rikugien grounds. Potluck: Please bring one dish and drinks to contribute to a late lunch. (Paper plates and cups, chopsticks, forks, and napkins will be provided) RSVP: Please let us know if you are coming so... more

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo): July 19

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.) Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 1F Gulliver Room) http://bookhousecafe.jp/ Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

RSVP: Materials will be sent out prior to the meeting,... more

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

July 19 SWET Travel Writing Meet-up and Workshop (Tokyo)

Please note this was originally scheduled for July 18 but is now on July 19 because of event space availability.

Date: July 19, 2018 (Thurs.) Time: 7:00–9:00 p.m. 

Location: Tokyo (Book House Café, Jimbocho, 2F Gulliver Room) http://bookhousecafe.jp/ Come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. Look for the SWET sign.

RSVP: Materials will be sent out prior to the meeting,... more

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

SWET Talk Shop, June 20 (Wed.): The Multitasking Editor

Special guest Alan Gleason

Time: 6:00–9:00 p.m. Discussion starts at 7:00. Place (new venue): Book House Cafe, Jinbocho http://bookhousecafe.jp/ See website for map; come out Jinbocho subway exit A1, turn right and walk about 15 meters to the Kitazawa Building. We will be on the ground floor at the back, beyond the children's books. Look for the SWET sign. Fee: Free of charge. The first hour is for catching up... more

Remembering Doreen Simmons

Remembering Doreen Simmons

Our Doreen—everyone’s Doreen—is gone. Proud founding member of SWET, stalwart contributor to the long-running Newsletter, and to SWET's cyber-age website, colleague, friend, cheerleader, stage player, savant, linguist, teacher, musician, grammarian, rewriter, editor, sumo commentator—the list could go on. We will miss her and remember her always. May she rest in peace, knowing she has a firm place in our hearts.

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