Re-story-ation: Writing Your Origin Story

Saturday, April 14, 2018, 1-4 pm

A Workshop with Amanda Reavey

Re-story-ation: Writing Your Origin Story
A Workshop with Amanda Reavey
Saturday, November 4, 2017, 1-4 pm
Mt. Pinatubo, Tarlac, Philippines

Fee: $32/$26 members (all materials included)
Registration: Space is limited, advance registration required. Register by phone at 414-446-8794.

Come explore and share our origin stories. 

Who are you? Why are you here? What do you want? We, as humans, are more than our birth certificates and where we work. We, as writers, are more than our rationalizations. As both humans and writers, we are all at once artists, dreamers, mythmakers, and visionaries.  In this workshop, we will explore the cultural history and importance of origin stories, as well as ideas for approaching and discovering your own.

About the Facilitator

The facilitator, Amanda Ngoho Reavey, is an adoptee born in the Philippines and raised in Milwaukee. She is the author of the award-winning poetry book, Marilyn, and earned an MFA in Writing & Poetics from Naropa University in 2014. She is the founder of Tattered Press and Restorynation, and has taught creative writing workshops in the community since 2006.


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