Seniors & Veterans

Linda Malcolm (The Room to Write) & Holly Erickson (Patton Homestead)

Join us for our quarterly Writers and Illustrators Meet & Greet at Patton Homestead on Wednesday, July 27th at 6:00pm!

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The Room to Write has received several requests for more writing opportunities and workshops for seniors in the communities we serve.

Workshops are designed to be approachable for those hesitant to write and fulfilling for those wanting to grow in their writing experience. Workshops will include the opportunity to get thoughts, memories, stories, history and personal experiences on paper and an invitation to share when comfortable. Participants will be guided according to individual needs and goals.


As we build relationships with the many organizations that serve seniors in communities north of Boston, Veterans emerged as a natural partner through our outreach.

We welcome veterans of all ages to participate in our writing programs.

Linda Malcolm

We are so pleased to have Linda Malcolm as the Coordinator of Senior and Veteran Programming for The Room to Write.

Linda is a local non-fiction writer and author of Cornfields to Codfish, a collection of short personal essays. Throughout the last ten years or so, she has been writing short, non-fiction, personal essays. In 2018, she was one of sixteen non-fiction writers selected to attend the annual New York State Summer Writers Institute at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY.

To learn more about senior and veteran writing programs, contact Linda Malcolm at