Sept. 9, 2018

Vol. 7, No. 36


In this Issue…

News and Announcements
BCMS New Member Welcome Mixer
BCMS Auto Show
BCMS Writers’ Workshop
MedDrop SA

BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      SWBC Mortgage
Northwestern Mutual
Sol Schwartz & Associates PC

BCMS New Member Welcome Mixer



BCMS Auto Show



BCMS Writers’ Workshop

2nd Annual BCMS Writers’ Workshop
Saturday, Oct. 13 from 8:30 a.m. to Noon
BCMS Building, 2nd Floor, 4334 N. Loop 1604 W.

Call 210-582-6399 for information and to register.

Course Description

Found Objects: A Microprose Workshop

Life is full of objects, full of people, full of things to do, full of things that are lost and things that are found. In this generative workshop for busy people, participants will explore the idea of misplaced or recovered things; examine how to shape an effective prose piece, regardless of length; and learn how to write in small, complete bursts. Participants will leave with several short pieces and a deeper understanding of microprose.


The Teachers

Jessica Wright: 

Jessica Wright is an Assistant Professor of Classics and Medical Humanities at UTSA. She hails originally from England, but she lived in Los Angeles, New Jersey, and China before arriving in San Antonio. Her poetry has been published in anthologies such as Circe's Lament, in online journals such as Lines + Stars and Alliterati, on broadsides, and her non-fiction has appeared in Eidolon and Cloelia. She has taught writing in colleges and in prisons. Her day job is as historian of the brain.


Patrick Stockwell: 

Stockwell is a native of Houston, Texas and holds an MFA in Creative Writing-Fiction from New Mexico State University where he served as an assistant editor for Puerto del Sol and a coordinator with La Sociedad para Las Artes and the Distinguished Visiting Writers Series. He is the co-founder of the Lone Star Salon reading series, The Short Fiction Soundtrack literary performance series, and has worked to organize other events for Southern New Mexico and Southeast Texas arts communities. As an undergraduate at the University of Houston, he served as editor for Glass Mountain and helped to establish Boldface, an annual conference for emerging writers.

MedDrop SA



Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor


Circle of Friends Silver Sponsor



Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow

BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.


The society continues its pledge to you and only will involve itself in

services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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