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Friday, April 29 • 11:45am - 12:45pm
2B: Writing Motherhood LIMITED

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This session, appropriate for all level of writers, emphasizes writing techniques to capture and craft personal essays that draw on our lives as mothers. Using examples of top notch personal essays written by mothers today, we will discuss finding the angle on a topic, as well as the craft of developing scenes, integrating backstory, and the use of details, word choices, and dialogue. A short writing exercise will guide participants through the craft techniques discussed in the presentation.

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Marcelle Soviero

Magazine Editor, Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers
Marcelle Soviero is the owner and Editor-in-Chief of Brain, Child: The Magazine for Thinking Mothers, an award-winning media property (print, online, digital) devoted to mothers. She is the author of An Iridescent Life: Essays on Motherhood, and co-editor of This is Childhood. She is an award winning essayist, editor, writing teacher, and writing coach. Her work has appeared in various media including The New York Times, Eating Well, and... Read More →


Friday April 29, 2016 11:45am - 12:45pm
Cabot Room

Attendees (15)