Next Guild meeting on September 20, 2018
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Next Guild Lunchtime Lecture, Thursday, June 20, 2019

Time: 11:30 a.m. "social hour"; noon lunch and lecture.
Place: Busboys and Poets, 1025 Fifth Street NW (at K Street) (please note: Bus Boys and Poets has moved across K Street from its former location)
Lecture:  "A conversation with poet/author Eloise Greenfield, winner of 2018 Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Lifetime Achievement Award."

Member RSVP and Pay*

Guest RSVP and Pay*

* Online payments are through Paypal. You may pay with a credit card without having a Paypal account.

Online price is $26, which includes a $1.00 service fee.

See the lunch menu.  A gluten-free option (limited to five orders) is available to members who must avoid gluten in their diet. To RSVP for the gluten-free option, please contact, rather than using a link above.

Annual Guild Business Meeting (and election of 2019-2020 officers) (members only) and March CBG Lecture (open to all) - Thursday, March 21, 2019

Times: Business Meeting - 6:30 p.m. to 7:15 p.m.
            Lecture - 7:15 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Place: Cleveland Park Library, 3310 Connecticut Ave. NW. (Lower Level Meeting Room)
Speaker: Guild member Kathy Crutcher of Shout Mouse Press will speak on mentoring young writers.

No cost. This will be a "brown bag” event. Please bring your own refreshments from home or from take-out eateries which abound in the immediate neighborhood.

Please RSVP to Ann Bonwill at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a head count.

Note: While there are parking lots and street parking in the vicinity, the Cleveland Park Metro (Red Line) is steps away from the newly renovated Library.

Updated Lunchtime Lecture Ticket Policy*

Please note that, beginning June 2019, ticket reservations for lunchtime lectures may be cancelled and refunded only prior to 3 days before the event. After that time, you are responsible for payment.

 If you cancel a reservation for a pre-paid ticket via Paypal before the registration deadline date, you may do either of the following:

a) Request our Registrar apply your Paypal payment to the cost of a future lunchtime lecture; or

b) Request a refund from our Registrar. Please note, however, that in this case Paypal’s processing fees are non-refundable.

If you have made a reservation but wish to cancel later than 3 days prior to the event:   

a) You can transfer the ticket reservation to someone else. You may ask a friend to assume your reservation, and settle up privately with her/him/them; or 

b) You remain responsible for payment, via Paypal or check. Please send checks payable to the Guild in care of Treasurer Terry Jennings.  (Please note purpose of payment on your check.)  If you don't know Terry Jennings's mailing address, you can request it by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

*This update is necessitated by changes at Busboys & Poets and Paypal.

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