Location

Cremona 203

Keywords

Day of Common Learning

Description

Writing personal narratives can help us not only reflect upon our identities, but shape those identities and present them to others in a way that feels empowering. In this session, a group of creative nonfiction writers who have explored topics of self-identity including class, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and religion, will discuss how making conscious craft decisions allowed them to exert agency over their experiences. They will also share tips for those who want to tell their own stories through creative writing – with a suggested reading list and writing prompts to get you started.

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Oct 26th, 1:00 PM

“Crafting” the Past: Writing Your Story as a Means of Empowerment

Cremona 203

Writing personal narratives can help us not only reflect upon our identities, but shape those identities and present them to others in a way that feels empowering. In this session, a group of creative nonfiction writers who have explored topics of self-identity including class, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, and religion, will discuss how making conscious craft decisions allowed them to exert agency over their experiences. They will also share tips for those who want to tell their own stories through creative writing – with a suggested reading list and writing prompts to get you started.