Events and Media

2019

Associated Writing Programs, “From Memoir to #Me Too”

March 27–30, 2019 | Portland, Oregon

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Diving Into the Wreck: Writing about Loss, Trauma and other Difficult Subjects

April 6, 2019  | 1:30–4 p.m.  | The Writer’s Center, Bethesda, Maryland

Have you wanted to write about subjects such as loss, shame and trauma but are unsure how to proceed? In this woman-only workshop, we’ll follow Adrienne Rich’s poem “Diving Into the Wreck” as a guide to use the tools of persona, voice and memory to mine the rich territory of our most deeply held experiences. By the end of this two session workshop, you will have generated material transforming emotionally charged experience into the beginnings of powerful essays, poems and memoir projects.

All levels. Enrollment limited to women and woman-identified persons.

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Writing the Goddess Within: Finding Our Stories Through Feminine Archetypes

July 13–18, 2019 | Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania

International Women’s Writing Guild Summer Writers Conference 2019

Join me and the amazing women writers of the IWWG for a week-long immersion into writing, art, body celebration and more. My workshop will explore ancient archetypes such as the Maiden, the Mother, the Crone—and their associated Goddesses—and use their inspiration to write our own tales of the mythic journey of being a woman.

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2020

Getting to Work: Tips, Tools and Touchstones for a Writing Life

March 11 & 18, 2020 | 7-8:30pm | The Studios of Key West, Key West, Florida

Every writer knows the hardest thing about writing is actually sitting down and writing. Distractions and obstacles abound—both internal and external—stealing time and creative energy. In this workshop, we’ll identify common problems that keep us from writing and learn how stay inspired, productive and committed to our work.

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