Writing When Words Fail Us: A Writing Workshop with Author Ayelet Tsabari

Session 1: Writing when Words Fail Us. How do we narrate our experiences when words fail us? How can creative writing help make sense of the world around us, and offer us comfort?  We will experiment with techniques for writing difficult experiences and experiment.
Session 2: Memory and Place. Where are we from and where are we here now? We will learn to use the tension between our previous life to our current life to evoke place in our writing. Register here for session 2.
Session 3: God is in the details. Writers look differently at the world. Learn to observe and use sensory details to evoke emotion. Register here for session 3.
Ayelet Tsabari is the author of the memoir essay The Art of Leaving, winner of the Canadian Jewish Literary Awards, a finalist for the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, and The Vine Awards for Canadian Jewish Literature, and an Apple Books and Kirkus Review Best Book of 2019. She co-edited with Leonarda Carranza and Eufemia Fantetti the anthology Tongues, On Longing and Belonging through Language. Read more here. 
Free via Zoom.


Nov 13 2023


8:30 pm


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