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CityLit Festival presents The Joy in Grief: Finding Life in Death with Gayle Danley & Kimberley Lynne

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

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An event every week that begins at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 7, 2021

Free

GREIF WRITING WORKSHOP WITH GAYLE DANLEY & KIMBERLEY LYNNE

 

Two teachers guide participants through the processing of grief with the lamp of creative writing. Using poetry, fiction, and memoir prompts and guided meditation, the teachers will help students navigate the swamp of sorrow and travel on to nurturing healing.

Registration required. Click here to register through Eventbrite. You do not need to attend all three workshops.

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FACULTY
Both faculty members battle grief from the loss of loved ones but are not social workers or ministers.

Gayle Danley is the CEO of Poetry Pros, Former National and International Poetry Slam Champion, and the Maryland Library Association Poet of the Year.

Kimberley Lynne is a writer and a teacher. Over 40 of her plays have been produced and her ghost folklore novel published. She’s taught screenwriting, playwriting, and composition for seventeen years.

LOGISTICS
Time:
Each workshop is an hour and a half in length, depending on class size.

Class size:
A maximum number of 15

Technology:
All workshops are virtual now and students must have access to Zoom

Workshop Dates:
March 24, March 31, and April 7, 2021 (Wednesdays)

RECOMMENDED READING

Hope Edelman, The AfterGrief, Finding Your Way Along the Long Arc of Loss
Jan Warner, Grief Day by Day

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CityLit in partnership with Enoch Pratt Free Library presents CityLit Festival: Reimagined. This virtual celebration of the arts showcases a bevy of leading poets and writers throughout March, including a special event each week with day-long sessions on March 20th. We’re talking fiction, nonfiction, poetry galore, and ways to up the ante on your craft.

Download the CityLit Festival: Reimagined flyer.

Details

Date:
March 31
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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