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Living in the Now, An Event of Local Literature and Music

April 26, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 pm


Living in the Now, An Event of Local Literature and Music

Friday, April 26, 2019    7pm-9pm 

$5 at the door

Cracked Walnut and
The Writers’ Rooms
Living in the Now,
An Event Local Literature and music

Welcome to our last Friday of the month Literary and music event, brought to you by Cracked Walnut and The Writers’ Rooms
This evening our writers and musician will be addressing the theme of:
Living in the Now

Too often we find ourselves yearning for past or future happiness. The talent today will read their stories and poetry and play music that brings us towards the blessed present.

Hosted by S.P. Jayaraj

Featured Writers

S.P. Jayaraj
Erin Casey
Grace Augustine
J.E Brooke
Maxwell Love
More to be announced

Featured Musician
Aaron Amundson

S.P. Jayaraj
Host and curator of this series, S.P. Jayaraj is an obsessive writer of new-age Fantasy, poetry, short stories and fairy tales. He is the author of The Secret of the Zipacna Dragons which received 4 out of 4 stars from Online bookclub.org

Erin Casey
Erin Casey is an urban fantasy, YA fantasy writer and poet who often delves into the themes of community, LGBT rights, and mental health. She recently released her first book, The Purple Door District with a second forthcoming. You can find out more about her at www.erincasey.org.

Grace Augustine
Grace has eighteen published books, inclusive of romance and life issues for the over 50, metaphysical romance, and self-help regarding her personal journey with Multiple Sclerosis.

J. E. Brooke
is a public health anthropologist by day, science fiction and fantasy writer by night. When she isn’t writing stories and novels, she can be found knitting or cross stitching nerdy things, cooking delicious food, or lost in the pages of a good book. She lives in Coralville.





April 26, 2019
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Writer S. P. Jayaraj
Writers Room


Groundswell Cafe
201 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
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