Upcoming 2016 Library Workshops!

May 27, Gratitude, Green Valley, 2pm, kids of all ages
June 2, Four Fabulous Found Poems, Main, 10am to noon, teens
June 8th, Gratitude, 1pm, at Arivaca Community Center, all ages
June 14, I Remember, 11am- noon, Wilmot Library for adults & teens
August 25, Gratitude, Martha Cooper, 3:30 pm, all ages
Sept. 16, Write On!, Golf Links, 10am-noon, adults
Nov. 10, Starting that Story, Woods Library, 4pm, all ages
Nov. 19, Gratitude, Main, 2-4pm, adults

Dec. 2, Fabulous Found Poems, 11-12:30pm, for Eckstrom-Columbus’ adult “Make and Take” program

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Two Opportunities to Write in November

Nov. 10th, HAIKU! at Martha Cooper Library, 3:30-4:30 pm, all ages, freeDSCN4304


MASNoora_SelfPortrait-3-615x459Nov 12, Write On! in Tucson Museum of Art’s Museum as Sanctuary Gallery 10-NoonPutting words on the page supports resilience and mindfulness. Bring along your curiosity and favorite pen and notebook for this creative writing exploration inspired by the ground-breaking Museum as Sanctuary show at the Tucson Museum of Art featuring work by Owl & Panther expressive arts participants. No writing experience necessary. This two-hour workshop is facilitated by teaching artist/writer Marge Pellegrino, programing director of the Owl & Panther Project. The $25 cost for the two-hour workshop includes entrance into the museum. Register on line at https://www.tucsonmuseumofart.org/event/write-on

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Five Week Journaling workshop starting Oct. 6th.

The Healing Art of Journaling

I’ve always known that writers work with magic. What else could account for words that kept me turning pages and devouring stories? They had to be magic if they could create a poem with the power to make me weep, or an article that could get me off my chair and inspire me to jump into something new. Now that I am a writer, I understand that putting pen to paper or cutting out words and moving them around really is magic. For me, the process of writing holds that enchantment and the power to transform. Join me for five Tuesday mornings to ignite your neon words, center yourself, and discover on the page. Generate material for poetry, memoir, and essay while you feed your craft and find inspiration through a variety of prompts and techniques that offer self-illumination, validation, and the power to heal.


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Library Programs for Fall! Come out and write with me…

Sept 10
FOUND POEMS, Woods Memorial Library, 3pm, all ages

Sept 21
 ALTERED BOOKS, Dewhirst-Catalina Library, 10:30am-12:30pm adults and teens

Oct 15
I REMEMBER, Quincie Douglas Library, 3-4 pm, all ages

Nov 10
HAIKU, Martha Cooper, 3:30-4:30 pm, all ages

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Working with Magic: Journal to Empower, Illuminate, and Heal

http://www.thelearningcurvetucson.com/art11.htm Come play in the best of ways!

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Enjoyed the opportunity to share my passion in this new blog!

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Journey of Dreams on Kid Lit About Politics

Thanks Liz Parrott and Kid Lit About Politics for sharing books that help kids better understand the world around them…and just maybe inspire them to engage.

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Thanks BBC for coming to Tucson and covering the work!


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Thanks Vamos a Leer!

What an honor for Journey of Dreams to be featured on Vamos a Leer.

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2012 Rocked!

Oswego’s Living Writer Series was an honor–fun to prepare and present.

Thanks again to Zara Larsen of the Larsen Group for inviting me to share about my work.

Looking forward to working towards Owl & Panther’s show at the Tucson Museum of Art this summer and Word Journeys “Good Choices” semester.

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