WORKSHOP with Jami Attenberg: How to Carve Out a Creative Life

May 18, 2024 @ 3:00PM — 4:30PM Eastern Time (US & Canada)

Cultural Arts Center, Room 325: 200 N Davie St Greensboro , NC 27401 Get Directions

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What does it take to lead a creative life every day? This workshop will share ideas and perspectives for putting your own creativity first: How can writers best serve their own creative processes? Where do you go for inspiration? How important is community to our writing lives? And how can you create a life in this business of art? Workshop will include a talk, and a writing prompt with a group write-along. Jami will also explain the development of the worldwide literary movement #1000wordsofsummer.

Jami Attenberg is the author of seven books of fiction, including: Instant Love, The Kept Man, The Melting Season, The Middlesteins, Saint Mazie, and All Grown Up. Her most recent novel is All This Could Be Yours (2019). She is also the author of the memoir I Came All This Way to Meet You: Writing Myself Home (2022). Attenberg has written about food, travel, books, relationships and urban life for The New York Times Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, the Sunday Times, Slate, and others. Her work has been published in a total of sixteen languages. She lives in New Orleans, LA.

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