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Writing the Heroine’s Journey: In Memoir, Poetry, Prose & Drama

March 18, 2019 | 12:00 am

International Women’s Writing Guild ~
Boston Area Conference
Writing The Heroine’s Journey:
In Memoir, Poetry, Prose & Drama
Friday & Saturday, May 10-11, 2019

Boston & New England area writers — please join us for our 4th annual creative writing retreat with four outstanding IWWG instructors. Our Writing The Heroine’s Journey Writing Retreat offers you professional and personal insights into writing memoir, myth & monologue in crafting prose, as well as exceptional enrichment of your creative life. Experience the gifts of the Guild community during our annual regional event in MetroWest Boston! New and experienced writers welcome.

WHAT: Writing The Heroine’s Journey: In Memoir, Poetry, Prose & Drama

WHERE: The Montrose School, 29 North Street, Medfield, MA

WHEN: Friday, May 10, 2019, 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Saturday May 11, 2019, 9:30 a.m.-5:15 p.m.

COST: Includes snacks on Friday & lunch on Saturday
$130 IWWG Members / $150 Non-members / $95 Full Time Student w/ID
New Member Special: $185 (includes one year $75 membership!

WHO: Maureen Murdock – The Heroine’s Journey as a Narrative Structure for Memoir and Myth
Susan Tiberghien – The Alchemy of Journaling: Emerging from Darkness as Heroine
Vanessa Jimenez Gabb – How the Political is Personal: The Heroine Probes Context in Poetry
Kelly DuMar – Voices of Unsung


March 18, 2019
12:00 am

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.