Whether you’re dreaming about getting out those old journals again, considering submitting your work for publication, or just curious about the writing process, join award-winning memoirist Joanne Nelson for this insightful talk. Explore the process of remembering, get practical tips on choosing what details to include, and enjoy a reading from Nelson’s own memoir "This Is How We Leave."
Several optional writing prompts will be offered during the presentation. Please have writing materials handy if you'd like to join in. Participants will not have to share their work with anyone!
Nelson's ongoing writing practice focuses on creative nonfiction, essays, reviews, and the occasional poem. In addition, Joanne is a licensed psychotherapist, and certified meditation teacher. The classes, workshops, and retreats she leads have a solid foundation in the power of resilience and focus on the skills she brings from her eclectic pursuits. More about Nelson and her book can be found on her website https://wakeupthewriterwithin.com