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A Map of Home: Settings that Speak

Presented by What Cheer Writers Club at What Cheer Writers Club, Providence RI

Mar 19 2022
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 to

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$45 General Admission

$35 Club Members

$25 B/I/POC Creatives

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What Cheer Writers Club

160 Westminster Street, FL 2, Providence, RI 02903