Events   

 
PAST WORKSHOPS / EVENTS 

October 11, 2015
“In the Company of Laureates”
Panelist and Reader, “Words of War” 
George Masan University
10960 George Mason Circle
Manassas, Virginia

May 19, 2015
“Warrior Voices”
Panelist and Reader
Ralph Bunche Library, US State Department
Washington, DC

October 18, 2014
F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival
Panelist and Reader, “Writing the War Experience” 
The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
http://fscottfestival.org/writing-the-war-experience

March 11- April 29, 2014
Fiction I
Fiction Workshop
Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
https://www.writer.org/page.aspx?pid=353&nccsm=21&__nccspID=3413

October 8- November 26, 2013
Fiction II
Fiction Workshop
Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
https://www.writer.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=353&nccsm=21&__nccspID=3283

April 6-7, 2013 
Veterans Writing Project: Free Writing Seminars for military servicemen, veterans and family members.
George Washington University Campus
Washington DC

March 9, 2013 
AWP Conference
Panelist, “War in the Workshop: Handling the Combat Vet Writer.”
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Room 105 
Hynes Convention Center
Boston, Massachusetts
https://www.awpwriter.org/programs_conferences/wcc_entry_view/582

October 18- December 13, 2012
Creating a Page Turner
Fiction Workshop
Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
https://www.writer.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=353&nccsm=21&__nccspID=2219

August 4-5, 2012 
Veterans Writing Project: Free Writing Seminars for military servicemen, veterans and family members.
George Washington University Campus
Washington DC

March 8, 2012-April 26, 2012
Building a Page Turner
Fiction Workshop
Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
https://www.writer.org/sslpage.aspx?pid=353&nccsm=21&__nccspID=2219

January 11, 2012 - TBD
Creative Writing Sessions
Operation Homecoming
National Intrepid Center of Excellence
Walter Reed Medical Center
http://www.nea.gov/national/homecoming/index.html


April 21, 2012
Moderator, “Can Creative Writing Be Taught?”
Annapolis Book Festival
Annapolis, Maryland
http://www.keyschool.org/community/annapolis-book-festival/the-authors/index.aspx


October 19 - November 9, 2011 Building a Page Turner 
Fiction Workshop
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org


May 22, 2011  
The Veterans Writing Project
Politics and Prose 
Washington, DC
http://www.politics-prose.com/event/book/veterans-writing-project


April 9, 2011
Panelist, “Writing the Book Within”
Annapolis Book Festival
Annapolis, Maryland
http://www.keyschool.org/community/annapolis-book-festival/index.aspx


March 25, 2011  
Forward Movement in Fiction 
Staycation Presentation
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

February 9 - March 30, 2011 
Building a Page Turner 
Fiction Workshop
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

September 15 - October 20,  2010  
Writing for Military Veterans 
FREE Tuition for Military Veterans 
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

October 2, 2010  
How to Revise
One Day Fiction Workshop
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

September 25, 2010
Baltimore Book Festival Fiction Reading
Baltimore, Maryland
http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com

June 10, 2010  
Forward Movement in Fiction 
Staycation Presentation
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

April 14 - June 2, 2010  
Building a Page Turner 
Fiction Workshop
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

March 5, 2010 
Johns Hopkins University Alumni Reading Series 
Reading from Last Known Position (7:15 p.m.)
1717 Massachusetts Ave.
Washington, D.C.

March 12, 2010 
Giving Voice: Veterans Tell Their Stories
Roundtable discussion with Richard Currey (4p.m.)
Reading from Last Known Position (7:30 p.m.)
Smith Hall 154
Marshall University 
Huntington, WV

March 13, 2010 
Giving Voice: Veterans Tell Their Stories
Keynote Address (3 p.m.)
Smith Hall 154
Marshall University 
Huntington, WV

April 9, 2010 
AWP Conference
Panelist, “Declarations of Independence: Voices from the Writer’s Center”
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.
Room 401 
Colorado Convention Center
Denver, Colorado
http://www.awpwriter.org/conference/2010awpconf.php

November 3, 2009
Washington Chapter of the National Society of Arts & Letters
Reading, 2-3 p.m.
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

September 25, 2009
Baltimore Book Festival 
Baltimore, MD
http://www.baltimorebookfestival.com/ 

April 8-May 13, 2009  
Operation Homecoming Veterans Writing Workshop
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

March 20, 2009
Virginia Festival of the Book  www.vabook.org/index.html
Charlottesville, Virginia
Panel discussion, “Americans in Iraq”

March 18, 2009
Virginia Festival of the Book  www.vabook.org/index.html
Charlottesville, Virginia
Panel discussion and signing

May 2, 2009
Frederick County Bookfest http://fcpl.org/information/programs/2009/bookfest.html
Frederick, Maryland
1-2:30 p.m. 

February 25, 2009
University of Texas at Arlington
Arlington, Texas

February 24-26, 2009
University of North Texas
Denton, Texas
http://www.unt.edu/

January 25, 2009  
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland
www.writer.org

January 18, 2009  
7:00 pm
Hyattstown Mills Arts Project
14920 Hyattstown Mills Road
Hyattstown, Maryland
www.hyattstownmill.org

December 15, 2008  
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm
Borders Book & Music
5533 Urbana Pike
Frederick, Maryland
http://www.bordersstores.com/stores/store_pg.jsp?storeID=253

November 14, 2008
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
University of Maryland
College Park, Maryland
Screening and panel discussion on OPERATION HOMECOMING and war literature










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James Mathews
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INTERVIEWS/ BLOG POSTS

“The Importance of an Inciting Incident”
First Person Plural
December 2011
http://thewriterscenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/jim-mathews-on-importance-of-clear.html

Notable Book of 2008
First Person Plural
December 2008
http://thewriterscenter.blogspot.com/2008/12/17-notable-books-of-2008.html

WETA Interview (Author! Author!)
February 2009
http://www.weta.org/video/individual/James+Mathewslivepage.apple.comhttp://thewriterscenter.blogspot.com/2011/10/jim-mathews-on-importance-of-clear.htmlhttp://thewriterscenter.blogspot.com/2008/12/17-notable-books-of-2008.htmlhttp://www.weta.org/video/individual/James+Mathewshttp://www.weta.org/video/individual/James+Mathewsshapeimage_6_link_0shapeimage_6_link_1shapeimage_6_link_2shapeimage_6_link_3
UPCOMING READINGS AND EVENTS

February 19, 2016 
O-Dark-Thirty Reading (Women Warrior Themed Issue)
The Writer’s Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland

WORKSHOPS

Saturday, May 21, 2016 (9:15am-6:00)
Writing Intensive at St. John’s College
Fiction Workshop
St. John’s College
60 College Ave
Annapolis, Maryland

Fall 2016 (TBA)
Fiction I
Fiction Workshop
Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, Maryland