Join members of The Writers Circle and Art With All LLC (AWA) for a fun, creative day!
Schedule of events:
2:00 p.m.: Writers panel with The Writers Circle
3:00 p.m.: Writing Your Life: a mini-memoir workshop
William Zinsser said that, “Memoir isn’t the summary of a life; it’s a window into a life.” Join this mini-memoir workshop where we will use gentle writing prompts to explore and record memories, whether from last week or decades ago.
INSTRUCTORS: The Writers Circle’s Judith Lindbergh and Darcey Gohring
4-5:30 p.m.: Printmaking workshop with Art With All LLC
There will be raffles for classes and events through The Writers Circle which include:
Where Do I Begin? - 8 week Virtual Writing Class valued at $228
Winter Mini-Retreat at the Co-Co in Summit, NJ - In-Person Event valued at $135
How Artificial Intelligence Is Changing the Writing World with Jane Friedman - Virtual Event valued at $75
Refreshments will be served and supplies will be provided. Registration is required.
This program is funded by the New Jersey State Council on the Arts Creative Aging Initiative.
TWC Founder/Director Judith Lindbergh’s new novel, Akmaral, about a nomad woman warrior on the ancient Asian steppes in the 5th c. BCE, is forthcoming from Regal House Publishing in spring 2024. Her debut novel, The Thrall’s Tale, about women in Viking Age Greenland, was an IndieBound Pick and praised by Pulitzer Prize winners Geraldine Brooks and Robert Olen Butler. Her work has appeared in numerous publications including in Newsweek, Next Avenue, Zibby Magazine, Writer’s Digest, among others. Learn more at www.judithlindbergh.com.
Darcey Gohring is an editor at Zibby Mag and the host of the Zibby Mag Online Writing Community. She specializes in personal narrative and memoir. Her writing has appeared in Newsweek, HuffPost, Business Insider, Scary Mommy, New Jersey Monthly, among others. She was a contributing author for the anthology, Corona City: Voices From an Epicenter, where she shared her experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer in the first few weeks of the pandemic.
Colleen Markley was named the June 2021 winner of the Erma Bombeck Writers’ Workshop Humor Writer of the Month, and attempts to be funny every month as a regular contributor riffing on the zodiac for Dharma Direction. Her essay (“Unflappably Calm, Occasionally Furious, Ready and Willing to Hide the Bodies,”) was awarded the Nickie’s Prize for Humor, and published in an anthology entitled Sisters! Bonded by Love and Laughter. Colleen’s essays and humor have appeared in multiple anthologies in print and various magazines online, including The Order of Us, Goldfinch, Grown & Flown, and The Writing Cooperative.