Love Letters to Public Lands: Writing Workshop with Nan Seymour

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There are times we write to remember, to restore, and to resist. Sometimes we write to adore. In this workshop, we will pen love letters to Utah’s public lands with all of these possibilities.

You will be invited to bear witness to beloved places—to generously share your own details and experience. As we write, we’ll cultivate our appreciation and attention, as we grow our own embodied and grounded presence. You need not identify as a “writer” to bring your love of the land to this writing practice. Everyone is welcome.

This class will run for four weeks, with an option to read your finished (or in-progress) work at a public reading event in June.

Dates: March 24, 31, April 7 & 14

Time: 1 - 4 pm

Location: Art Access Workshop, 230 S 500 W, Suite 110

Cost: $30

About the Teaching Artist:                                          

Nan has facilitated writing for hundreds of groups, including cancer survivors, high school students, and homeless writers. She currently offers an ongoing schedule of expressive writing IMG E4280Photo of instructor Nan Seymour in the snow. She has medium length curly brown hair, fair skin, and a wide smile.groups at her River Writing studio in Salt Lake City. As the mother of a transgender daughter and an activist, her mantra is unafraid to witness, unashamed to adore. She spent many of her grown-up years as a miller and baker of whole-grain bread. She learned something about process by milling the wheat. She acquired some patience while waiting for the loaves to rise.

Special thanks to the Utah Humanities book festival for making this creative writing workshop possible. Our thanks to the Book Festival's major sponsors as well:  the George S and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation, the R. Harold Burton Foundation, Chevron, The National Endowment for the Arts, and the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Event Properties

Event Date 03-24-2018 1:00 pm
Event End Date 03-24-2018 4:00 pm
Registration Start Date 02-23-2018 12:00 am
Capacity 20
Available place 6
Cut off date 03-22-2018 12:00 am
Individual Price $30.00
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