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Writing The Other – Online seminar (only 3 spots left!)

October 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instructor: Jody Hobbs Hesler
$30 Members | $35 Nonmembers
Saturday, Oct. 9, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Every time we tell a story that includes a point of view beyond our own experience, we are “writing the other.” How do we effectively enter a point of view that doesn’t belong to us? What are some dangers in inhabiting voices that are not our own? Using writing exercises and group discussions in this two-hour session, we’ll explore issues from authenticity to #OwnVoices, and beyond.

Jody Hobbs Hesler’s fiction, feature articles, essays, and book reviews appear or are forthcoming in Arts & Letters, North American Review’s Open Space online, CRAFT, Grist, Pithead Chapel, Gargoyle, Raleigh Review, Streetlight Magazine, The Georgia Review, [PANK], Valparaiso Fiction Review, Prime Number, A Short Ride: Remembering Barry Hannah, Charlottesville Wine & Country Life, and other publications. She holds an MFA in fiction from Lesley University. Learn more about her writing at jodyhobbshesler.com

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Date:
October 9
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Jody Hesler

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WriterHouse
508 Dale Avenue
Charlottesville, 22902 United States
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Phone:
434-296-1922
Website:
https://writerhouse.org/