This is the first of the 2013 Series of Women Writers of the Triad’s Writers’ Workshops. It promises to be inspiring and productive!
** PLEASE NOTE ** This event is open to the general public but registration in advance is required. Writers from all groups and genres welcome!
Cost for the 1.5 hour workshop is $15. This will be a productive session!
Debra Kaufman is a phenomenal writer and teacher, and we’re lucky to have her coming over from Durham area to spend an hour and a half with us, reading and exploring a few pieces to get conversation and creative juices flowing, and then begin writing exercises.
This is sure to be an informative workshop so plan on attending and RSVP as soon as you can. Space is limited so reserve yours as soon as you can!
Poet and playwright Debra Kaufman’s newest collection of poetry is The Next Moment (Jacar, 2010). She is also the author of Family of Strangers (Nightshade, 1990), Still Life Burning–winner of the Kinloch Rivers Poetry Competition–(South Carolina Poetry Society, 1996), A Certain Light (Emrys, 2001), and Moon Mirror Whiskey Wind (Pudding House, 2009).
Her poems have appeared in many literary magazines, includingSouthern Poetry Review, Greensboro Review, Pembroke, andCarolina Quarterly, and in several anthologies, including Literary Trails of the North Carolina Piedmont(University of North Carolina, forthcoming), The Sound of Poets Cooking(forthcoming); Word and Witness: 100 Years of North Carolina Poetry(Carolina Academic Press, 1999), and The Art and Craft of Poetry (Writers Digest Books, 1994). Her poems have won prizes from such organizations as the North Carolina Writers’ Network, the North Carolina Women Writers Conference, the North Carolina Poetry Society, Emrys Press, the Poetry Society of South Carolina, theIndependent, WUNC-FM’s Radio Poets, Kakalak, and the Triad Writers Group.
Debra’s plays have been produced throughout North Carolina and elsewhere. She won a North Carolina Arts Council playwriting scholarship in 1997. Variations on a Dream was selected as one of Burning Coal Theatre’s New Works series; What You Inherit won the Carrboro ArtsCenter’s New Plays Rising award; and Like Candlelight Draws Smoke was produced at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women through the North Carolina Writers’ Network Outreach Program.
Debra has taught many creative writing workshops for children and adults, including in Durham’s Creative Arts in the Public Schools program, at High Point University’s Phoenix Festival, in libraries, for writers’ groups, and for Our Stories in Focus, a public arts and history collaboration sponsored by the towns of Chapel Hill and Carrboro and the UNC Humanities Program.
REGISTRATION IN ADVANCE IS REQUIRED AND SPACE IS LIMITED!
SIGN UP TODAY!
Where to register: http://womenwritersofthetriad.eventbrite.com
This workshop is hosted by Women Writers of the Triad, a group of women writers across all genres to come together to write, read, share, discuss issues, develop workshops, collaborate, promote, encourage, inspire, foster, support all aspects devoted to our craft.