Sat, Jan 21|
Headwaters Arts Center
Writing for the Archive with Anne Elizabeth Moore
Author Anne Elizabeth Moore is hosting a six-session monthly adult writer’s workshop beginning January 2023. Participants will acquire basic nonfiction writing skills, increase their confidence in sharing written content with peers, and develop critique and editorial skills.
Time & Location
Jan 21, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Headwaters Arts Center, 66 Main St, Stamford, NY 12167, USA
About the event
Author Anne Elizabeth Moore is leading a six-session adult writer’s workshop with monthly meetings beginning January 2023 and running through June 2023. The sessions will take place at Headwaters Arts Center in Stamford, NY. Anne will provide students with prompts and guidance as they use creative nonfiction, comics, and journalistic tools to tell stories about life in the Northern Catskills. Participants will acquire basic nonfiction writing skills, increase their confidence in sharing written content with peers, and develop critique and editorial skills.
Tuition is donation-based and voluntary. We believe that this storytelling program must be accessible to anyone interested in attending. Any tax-deductable donations can be made to our primary sponsoring organization, Prattsville Art Center, following registration.
Pre-registration is required for this program. There is a limited number of spots available (approx. 12), so please register sooner than later. All participants should bring a composition book and writing utensil(s) to the first session.
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Anne Elizabeth Moore was born in Winner, SD. She is the author of Unmarketable (2007), Gentrifier: A Memoir (2021), an NPR best book, the Eisner Award-winning Sweet Little Cunt (2018), and other titles. She was the founding editor of the Best American Comics, and is the former editor of the Chicago Reader and Punk Planet. She has received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts, the Ragdale Foundation, and the Yaddo Corporation. She is a Fulbright Senior Scholar, has taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and was the Mackey Chair of Creative Writing at Beloit College. She lives in New York with her cat, Captain America and currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts. The Chicago Public Library Best Book of 2017 Body Horror: Capitalism, Fear, Misogyny, Jokes is being expanded for the pandemic and will be out on Feminist Press in 2023.