Our Bodies; Our Words Writing Workshop

*Featured artwork by Michel Carluccio

Our Bodies, Our Words: A Day of Writing and Storytelling

A Full Day Online Class

Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Time: 10am-3pm EST

The vessels we know to be our physical selves have stories to tell, whether we reflect on the past, consider the present, or wonder about the future.

Remember your first broken bone or the time you didn’t just feel naked in public, but you really were naked in public?

How do the current colliding personal, social, and political realities prompt thinking and feeling about your body?

And what about wonder, speculation, and fantasy? Where might our bodies take us in the days, weeks, and years to come?

Here’s a chance to gather online, write, share and think together about a topic that is bound to yield rich written selections and curiosities. These days, when touch may be scarce and ideas about health and vulnerability seem endless, it is a chance to slow down, document, and wonder.

This is a generative workshop open to writers of all levels. Limited to ten students.

This is Full Day Online Class

Date: Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Time: 10am-3pm EST

Fee: $150

Meet Your Instructor:
Kathy Curto teaches at Sarah Lawrence College/The Writing Institute, Montclair State University, and The Writers’ Circle as well as several nonprofit organizations and community centers in the metropolitan area. She is the author of Not for Nothing-Glimpses into a Jersey Girlhood. Her work has been featured in The New York Times, on NPR, in the anthology Listen to Your Mother:  What She Said Then, What We’re Saying Now, and in Barrelhouse, Oh Reader, The Mom Egg Review, Drift and Talking Writing among others.  Her piece, “Still Cooking Side by Side ”, considered a “Modern Love in miniature” by The New York Times, was included in The Best of Tiny Love Stories in August 2021. Kathy lives with her family in the Hudson Valley.  Please visit: www.kathycurto.com.

ReviewsWhat You Can ExpectOur Payments & Refund Policy

“I continue to be amazed by the amount of preparation you do for our class, the depth of your knowledge about so many authors, your insight into the writing process, and your skill and enthusiasm for teaching. You are truly an inspiration!” -DL, student

“It was really reflective; I am thankful for Professor Curto and the safe environment she tried to create for the class. It was really important to feel comfortable in a class formatted like this, and she did a great job providing that for everyone.” -MSU student

“I thought Kathy Curto was a terrific teacher. She creates a caring and supportive and inspiring writing environment that helped me produce writing I could further work on. I also thought that this quality she has helped others in the class respond constructively to the feedback aspect of the class. It also helped all of us write from our hearts.” -Course Evaluation, March 2021

“Kathy is so present and attentive and generous with her time. She creates a safe and warm environment for her students. A great teacher.”  -Course Evaluation, March 2021

Once the payment process is completed, you will receive an automatic confirmation of your order. Your workshop instructor will then e-mail you to introduce themselves within 10 business days about the workshop starting information and instructions for accessing the learning platform.

Making Your Payment: We accept payments by credit card and via PayPal.

Refund Policy: There is a cancellation fee of 15% included in each registration. Memoir Magazine will not issue a refund if a cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the class start time. Memoir Magazine University cannot provide refunds, transfer payments, or offer makeup sessions for classes a student might miss, for any reason.

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Contributors:

A NYS licensed arts educator, Michel received a BA (Bennington College) and MFA (Hunter College) and has taught art to students throughout the NYC public school system since1995. She has also taught extensively with nonprofits including Studio In a School and is an art content contributor for Scholastic Arts magazine. She is the founder of SUPA Students Uplifted by the Power of Art. Find out more at https://www.supakids.art/about

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