Recent Workshops

July 10, 2017.  Bell’s Island, Nova Scotia. “Doing Hope, Alone and Together: Reading and Reflections on Purposeful Memoir.” At LaHave Maritime Museum.

May 13, 2017. Sandisfield, Massachusetts. “Pipelines, Politics and Prose: Getting Personal About Our Planet.” Reading and writing workshop. At Sandisfield Arts Center.

April 22, 2017. Great Barrington, Massachusetts. “So Much Is In Bud: Cultivating Hope in an Age of Fear.” Special Earth Day writing workshop with Ellen Meeropol and Jana Laiz. At South Berkshire Friends Meeting House.

January – May, 2017. Great Barrington, Massachusetts. Monthly workshop series, “The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir.” At South Berkshire Friends Meeting House.

November 2016. Lenox, Massachusetts. Rookwood Memoir Writing Retreat for Women. At Rookwood Inn.

September 2016. Berkshire County, Massachusetts. “Finding Your Mountaintop: Writing Your Way to Clarity.” At Bascom Lodge, Mount Greylock State Reservation.

June 2016. Lenox, Massachusetts. Rookwood Weekend Memoir Writing Retreat for Women: From History to Her-story to Your Story. At Rookwood Inn.

January 2016. Lenox, Massachusetts. Rookwood Weekend Memoir Writing Retreat for Women: Focus on People. At Rookwood Inn.

August 8 – 12, 2016. Lenox, Massachusetts. “Butterfly Leadership Program Summer Intensive for Teen Girls and Young Women,” with Grace Rossman. At The Mount.

August 1 – 4, 2016. Great Barrington, Massachusetts. “Write the Change You Want to See,” with Jana Laiz. At Bard College at Simon’s Rock.

September 2015. Greylock, Massachusetts. “Gaia Calling: Writing in Nature, Writing For Nature.” A writing workshop at the beautiful Bascom Lodge on Mount Greylock.

September 2015. Lenox, Massachusetts. “Memoir: Focus on Place.” Rookwood Weekend Memoir Writing Retreat at Rookwood Inn.

July 2015. Lenox, Massachusetts. The Butterfly Effect, A Leadership Institute for Teen Girls, with a writing-intensive approach to finding purpose, developing confidence and leadership skills, and building community. Sponsored by the Berkshire Festival of Women Writers, hosted at The Mount, Edith Wharton’s summer home.

June 2015. Moscow, Idaho. “The Elemental Journey of Purposeful Memoir: A pre-conference workshop for teachers.” At American Association for the Study of Literature and the Environment Biennial Conference.