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Sue William Silverman, Savory Senses

Generative Creative Writing Workshop and Reading with the one and only Sue William Silverman

  • 75 US dollars
  • Location 1

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1/20/24 10-11:30 AKS Savory Senses, Detail to Metaphor to Art; A Special Generative Workshop and Reading with Sue William Silverman Are you writing about topics and stories with large appeal? Do you feel your story MUST be heard? Please join us on January 20th for a very special Tongass Mist Writing Workshop. Space is limited to 12 writers. So, register today. We would love to share this vivid and deeply human workshop with you! Savory Senses: From Detail to Metaphor to Art Aristotle writes, “Place is a vessel that holds us.” And, indeed, it is. As writers we need to draw upon our physical surroundings for sensory images and details to embody our complicated and compelling interior lives. By doing so, we also discover the metaphors of our narratives, thus turning experience into art. Join Tongass Mist Writing and guest writer Sue William Silverman for this incredible chance to learn about use of concrete details adding meaning and universal appeal to your creative writing. Each writer who registers will receive a complimentary copy of Sue's latest book 'Acetylene Torch Songs'. During this workshop learn from one of poetry and creative nonfiction's finest! Sue is a beloved professor and mentor in the national creative writing community and will share her newest writing as well as her creative wisdom with us during this special workshop. Her first book was groundbreaking for memoir genre and made into a popular film. Check out her website ahead of time for a treasure trove of excellent writing resources! How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences Gold Star: Foreword Reviews INDIE Book of the Year Award The 2021 Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature, The Jane’s Story Press Foundation Sue William Silverman is an award-winning author of eight works of nonfiction and poetry. Her new book, forthcoming Jan. ’24, is Acetylene Torch Songs: Writing True Stories to Ignite the Soul. Her previous book, How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences, won the gold star in Foreword Reviews Indie Book of the Year Award and the Clara Johnson Award for Women’s Literature. Other books include Love Sick: One Woman’s Journey through Sexual Addiction, made into a Lifetime TV movie; Because I Remember Terror, Father, I Remember You, which won the AWP Award; and The Pat Boone Fan Club: My Life as a White Anglo-Saxon Jew. She teaches at the low-residency MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts.

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