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Writers and Poets of Quail Creek at the Discover QC Event

President Paul Riggins, with authors Barbara Ayers and Yasmin John-Thorpe.

Yasmin John-Thorpe Recently, several members of the Writers and Poets of Quail Creek group took part in the Discover Quail Creek event. President Paul Riggins, with authors Barbara Ayers, Yasmin John-Thorpe, and Audrey Fatula welcomed curiosity seekers asking for information about the QC group. “I handed out printed copies of our Mission Statement to many…

Dreams are Like Wild Horses

Paul Riggins Note: this poem was inspired by the words heard in a song by Dave Stamey called A Song for Jake.   Catch a dream and ride it deep into the desert Ride it like you own it Ride it like you know it Ride it and never look back Keep your eyes on…

Quail Creek Writers and Poets

Clockwise (left to right): Paul Riggins, Craig Simpson, Yasmin John-Thorpe, Curt Dailey, and Jerry Hanks.

Yasmin John-Thorpe We are a group of over 20 members who meet in the Kino Conference Center bi-monthly on the first and third Thursday of every month at 2 p.m. On the second Thursday an active board meets to plan the group’s inner workings at 9 a.m. at Madera Clubhouse. Please attend to have your…

Quail Creek has a new Writers Club

Joanna Miller The idea for a Writers Group originated with Yasmin John-Thorpe, a published children’s book author and JoAnn Haberer, a published mystery series writer, together with Jerry Hanks, a screenwriter with Hollywood credits. All are relatively new to Quail Creek and saw an opportunity to share their experience with other residents in an open,…