Each one of us has a unique voice; each one of us has a story to tell.
Join Pat Schneider and the Amherst Writers and Artists Method on Sun, Apr 27, 12:30-9:30 pm, for a celebratory day of workshops, book talks, a short film screening and a panel discussion.
Workshops with Lynne Connor, Kate Hymes, Bisi Ideraabdullah, Maureen Buchanan Jones and Aaron Zimmerman
Film screening: Tell Me Something I Can’t Forget, with Pat Schneider
Panel: writing in prisons, homeless shelters and hospitals, moderated by Valerie Ann Leff
7:30 pm: Evening event—Pat Schneider: How the Light Gets In, introduced by Sapphire
Book signing reception
Dinner will be included with the full day event.
Pat Schneider is a poet, playwright, librettist and the author of ten books of poetry and non-fiction, including How the Light Gets In: Writing as a Spiritual Practice and Writing Alone and With Others.
Sapphire is author of two poetry collections, American Dreams and Black Wings & Blind Angels and two New York Times bestselling novels, Precious (formerly Push) and The Kid.
Valerie Ann Leff is executive director of Westport Writers Workshop and author of Better Homes and Husbands and many published stories and essays.
Lynne Connor, Director of Lost Lit Writing Workshops, Brooklyn.
Kate Hymes, Director of Walkill Valley Writers Workshop, New Paltz.
Bisi Ideraabdullah, Executive Director of Women of Color Writers Workshop, Brooklyn.
Maureen Buchanan Jones, Executive Director of Amherst Writers and Artists.
Aaron Zimmerman, Executive Director of NY Writers Coalition, Brooklyn.
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