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Author Molly Caro May leads next Writers in the Park workshop


Info about the next Writers in the Park workshop:

The Grand Teton Association offers a free writing workshop in Grand Teton National Park, Saturday, July 11th.  The guest writer is Molly Caro May, author of the memoir, The Map of Enough, One Woman’s Search for Place.  She will lead the workshop for writers of any genre and any level of interest.

For the workshop,  meet at the flagpole in front of the Craig Thomas Discovery Center at 9:00 am.  From there we will go to a good place to write and talk together.  Bring paper and pen, appropriate outdoor clothing for variable weather conditions and, if you like, water and something to sit on.  The workshop ends at noon.  Hope to see you there. FMI:

Author’s workshop description and bio:

“Your Body As Nature”

In this workshop, we explore the origin of our personal narratives. Literally. We look for the story behind the story—in the rough of tree bark, the scar on your left arm, the arc of a bird wing, the memory your lungs hold. Body and Nature are, in most ways, one and the same. With free writing, letters-to, movement outdoors, and spontaneous poetry, we will use body and nature to access and evoke the charged stories that live within us. Consider this a generative process.

Molly Caro May leads writing workshops across the country. Her work has appeared in Orion Magazine, Salon, and Fourth Genre, among others. She is the author of The Map of Enough: One Woman’s Search For Place (Counterpoint Press, 2014)and co-founder of the Thunderhead Writers’ Collective in Bozeman, Montana. Learn more at http://mollycaromay.com


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