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      Write Like a River – Women’s Writing Workshop

      June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm$75.00
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      Essential connection, strong medicine, & sanctuary for your writing

      Sunday, June 4th – 1-4pm

      Jumpstart or reboot your writing in a supportive circle of women! Discover and generate new material. Expect intriguing prompts, several short and long writing periods, and the opportunity to read your work aloud and receive helpful, inspiring feedback.


      There are a lot of reasons to explore writing—for the love of it, to express ourselves, to better understand our lives and the world, to explore our questions, to share our stories as part of our legacy, to publish and thereby connect with readers, to learn, remember, and play!

      Write Like a River workshops create a supportive, affirming space in which to write. Is there a consistently negative critic of you and your writing, a critic who lives in your head? Take a moment to think about that voice, or it might be a composite of negative voices you’ve heard over the years—parent, teacher, boss, editor, ex, competitor, rejection slip, you name it. That harsh critic will be sent away on a long vacation so you can rediscover your voice and renew your relationship with writing.

      Participants have published in The Sun, Hartford Courant, Daily Hampshire Gazette, Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, The Journal of Farmington History, Naugatuck River Review, and The Women’s Times, among others. Chivas Sandage began teaching this workshop in 2006. Since 2020, Write Like a River workshops are available on Zoom. For more info Write Like a River

      Chivas Sandage

      Chivas is a columnist at Ms. Magazine, winner of the 2021 Claire Keyes Poetry Award, and author of Hidden Drive, a finalist for the Foreword Book of the Year Award in poetry. Her poems and essays have appeared most recently in The Long Now and Texas’ own Deceleration News and the San Marcos library’s When the River Speaks. Her work has also appeared in The Texas Observer, The Hartford Courant, and Southern Humanities Review, among others. Her debut nonfiction book is forthcoming from the University of Texas Press. Follow her on Twitter: @ChivasSandage.


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      • Date: June 4
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