Oceanside, CA -Write On, Oceanside! is an annual literary festival hosted by Oceanside Public Library and Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation with the goal to celebrate, showcase and inspire local authors. This year’s celebration will be on Saturday, November 18, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Oceanside Civic Center Plaza, located at 330 North Coast Highway.
The event will feature dramatic readings, craft activities for kids, and workshops on blogging with Kristi Hawthorne, Director of the Oceanside Historical Society, and writing memoirs with Oceanside memoirist and poet Sandy Carpenter. All attendees at the event are invited to add their own lines to a “Never-ending Story” at the Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation table.
The event will showcase 20 local authors sharing from, selling, and signing their books. Winners of both the six-word story contest and the “Picture This In Oceanside” contest will be announced during the event.
Please visit ocaf.info for more about Oceanside Cultural Arts Foundation. This event takes place in the Oceanside CA Cultural District and is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Oceanside Public Library. Oceanside Public Library aims to empower the community by promoting literacy, information access, civic engagement, cultural inclusiveness and openness to new ideas. Call 760-435-5600, visit oceansidepubliclibrary.org, or follow @oceansidelibrary on Instagram and Facebook for more information and to stay up-to-date on Library events and services.