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Workshop: Community Writing with CBAW

August 30, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

No creative writing experience required! Join Community Building Art Works for their a creative writing workshop in collaboration with the Torpedo Factory Art Center. Led by accomplished authors, these workshops focus on the craft of writing as a tool for introspection, communication, and connection. Bring a pen, a notebook, and an open mind! Tickets are free, but CBAW appreciates a donation of $5-10 to support their program.

Light refreshments will be provided. Doors at 6:30 pm; workshop begins promptly at 7 pm.


Workshop is held on the second floor in the Riverview Room (208)





About the Facilitator:


Seema Reza is the Chair of Community Building Art Works and the author of “When the World Breaks Open,” a memoir of essays and poetry published by Red Hen Press in Spring 2016. Based outside of Washington, DC, she coordinates and facilitates a unique multi-hospital arts program that encourages the use of the arts as a tool for narration, self-care and socialization among a population struggling with emotional and physical injuries. Her writing has appeared in print and on-line in Entropy, The Feminist Wire, Bellevue Literary Review, The Offing, Full Grown People, and The Nervous Breakdown among others. Her second book, a collection of poetry is forthcoming from Write Bloody in 2019.


August 30, 2018
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Community Building Art Works


Studio 208 – Riverview Room

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