Holidays in Place and in Placelessness/Multi-visions 2019: a creative writing workshop!

Holidays in Place and in Placelessness/Multi-visions 2019: a creative writing workshop is for Writers, Artists, and anyone looking forward to, dreading, or thinking on the complex and urgent issues the holidays bring up.

I will be doing this two-hour creative writing workshop November 2nd, 3-5pm, at the California Building in Northeast Minneapolis, room 201, as part of a series of events for the wonderful organization, Art to Change the World.

Workshop description:
Whether we celebrate publicly, or in a hidden way; in our homes or in a foreign land; joyously, or under the weight of family dysfunction or cultural limitations; with a sense of safety and belonging, or as targets under threat—this workshop uses creative writing craft and practice to bring forward—through writing and testimony—“multi-visions” of the holidays, and a way to approach each other at the borders between us.

For more information, click this link. Register soon, and PLEASE, SHARE THIS on your page or directly with interested friends, whether writers or not.

The Stories of Devil-Girl

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Book #1 in the Reflections of America Series

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