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Write the Rivers, North Side

September 9, 2022 @ 7:00 pm8:30 pm


Interested in exploring Pittsburgh’s rivers this summer? Sometimes they seem to hide in plain sight. We plan to think, write, and walk beside a few. In this guided walk-and-write tour you’ll get outside, explore city neighborhoods, and write creatively.

Writer Sherrie Flick will lead this guided hour-and-a-half writing and walking tour that uses the urban environment and rippling water for inspiration. This session will focus on a stretch of the Allegheny River and the North Side neighborhood of Pittsburgh. No experience necessary—just bring your pen, paper, curiosity, and walking shoes.

About Sherrie Flick

Sherrie Flick is an award-winning writer, editor, and teacher who loves to walk around. She’s the author of the novel Reconsidering Happiness and two short story collections, Whiskey, Etc. and Thank Your Lucky Stars. Her nonfiction has appeared in Ploughshares, The Wall Street Journal, New England Review, and Creative Nonfiction. Flick writes a monthly gardening column for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and she teaches in the Food Studies and MFA programs at Chatham University.

Directions and Parking

Participants will meet at the intersection of Isabella Street and Sandusky Street, near the Andy Warhol Museum. Paid public parking is available in the ALCO Blue 10 Garage.

If taking public transportation, there is a stop at Isabella and Sandusky Street that serves routes 1, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 2, 4, 6, 7, 8, O5, and P13. View a map HERE.


Registration for this class is $5.00 per person. The registration button below will redirect you to Eventbrite where you complete your registration.



September 9, 2022
7:00 pm–8:30 pm
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North Side Walking Tour
106 Isabella Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15212 United States
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