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Goodspeed’s annual writers gathering drops ‘colony’ from name

“Sensitivity to the current social and political climate and awareness that ‘colony’ is most commonly associated with social injustice has led to this important change,” said Jonathan Brielle, writer/producer in residence at the annual gathering, as well as executive vice president of the Johnny Mercer Foundation, in a statement. “We have dropped the word and are thrilled to incorporate ‘Grove’ into our program. A grove is a group of trees that grow independently, yet closely together and are reliant on the group. A grove imparts community, which is the essence of our writers’ community.”

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