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A Map of Home: Settings that Speak
What Cheer Writers Club’s Craft Curiosities series invites writers to take a deep dive into an aspect of craft with a local teaching artist.
Setting is often an overlooked element of story, especially in memoir and autobiographical fiction. But paying attention to place can help convey cross-cultural experiences of immigration, dislocation, social mobility, and other circumstances impacted by racism and discrimination. This workshop will consider works by Randa Jarrar, Alison Bechdel, Julia Alvarez and Lamtharn Hantrakul to discuss how they use place to break silences of war, colonialism and prejudice. After drawing maps as a way toView more
$45 General Admission
$35 Club Members
$25 B/I/POC Creatives
160 Westminster Street, FL 2, Providence, RI 02903