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CBW Luncheon Meeting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Speaker: Dillon Tripp 

Topic: Creative non-fiction---What are the boundaries?


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On September 17, 2014, at The Central Street Grill in Williamsburg, Dillon Tripp will address members of the Chesapeake Bay Writers Club on the topic “Creative non-fiction---What are the boundaries?” Dillon teaches at The Muse Writers Center in Norfolk.

Dillon Tripp is a graduate of the MFA (creative nonfiction) program at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, VA where he attended as the Perry Morgan Fellow. He still resides in Norfolk, along with his beautiful Russian wife and two overweight cats. Tripp is currently employed as a writing instructor and Media Specialist by Old Dominion University Tripp is originally from the Northeast Texas town of Bloomburg (pop 315), and his work attempts to show the world the Blue-Collar pride of growing up in the backwoods of the South. Tripp has been published in journals such as Prick of the Spindle, Dew on the Kudzu, The Rectangle, and was Runner-Up for Gulf Stream's 2011 Literary Nonfiction Award.


Location: Center Street Grill, 5101 Center Street, Williamsburg, VA.

Social starts at 11AM, Lunch at Noon, Program at 1PM.


Advanced Reservations required by September 11 - (Price: $25 for Nonmembers and Guests; $21 for CBW Members)


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(Open to the public on a space available basis - Scroll down for Directions)


Entree Choices include:

Crab Cake Sandwich

Broiled lump crab cake with a side of old bay aioli.  Served on a sesame Kaiser roll with lettuce, tomato, red onion, pickle and French Fries.


Mediterranean Chicken Salad

Fresh spinach and arugula tossed in a pear and white balsamic vinaigrette. Topped with grilled chicken, goat cheese,

prosciutto, pecans, cranberries, diced red onions and cherry tomatoes.


Portabella Sandwich

Grilled Portabella mushroom topped with caramelized onions, roasted red peppers, sauteed spinach and smoked Gouda cheese. Served on toasted ciabatta bread and accompanied by sweet potato wedges.


House Smoked North Carolina BBQ

Slow smoked pork BBQ tossed in our North Carolina style BBQ sauce.  Served on a sesame Kaiser roll with sides of slaw and French fries.



Vanilla Ice Cream


Cost for members is $21 and non members $25. Price includes tax and gratuity.  All non-alcoholic beverages are included



Center Street Grill
5101 Center Street
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188

From Route 199, east or west bound: take the Monticello Avenue exit and turn onto 321 East towards Williamsburg. Turn left onto Newtown Road or Courthouse Road off of Monticello Avenue into "New Town" to the corner of Center Street and Courthouse Road.


To get to VA-199:


From Richmond or the Northern Neck:

Go to I-64 East.

Take Exit 234  to VA-199 East toward Lightfoot

Follow directions from Route 199.


From the South via I-64 West:

Take exit 242A to merge onto VA-199 West toward Williamsburg/Jamestown

Follow directions from Route 199.


From Middlesex, Gloucester, Mathews:

Route 17 to Coleman Bridge to Colonial Parkway

Turn right at Cheatham Annex sign to Sanda Ave (641).

Turn left, becomes VA-199.

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