Using findings from the worlds of linguistics, neuroscience, and psychology, we’ll explore the profound emotional and physical effects of words that we read and write. We’ll read examples from contemporary literature and use writing prompts to explore the effects of words our own interior landscape of body, mind, and spirit.
Instructor: Julie Sumner
Length of workshop: One day
Date: Saturday, October 26
Time: 10 am - 1 pm
Location: Porch HQ: 2811 Dogwood Place
Cost: $58/Non-Member; $52.20/Member **Don’t forget to use your membership code at checkout!
Julie Sumner is a writer who has worked as a critical care nurse, transplant coordinator, and massage therapist. She recently completed her MFA in poetry at Seattle Pacific University. Her work has appeared in Fathom, The Englewood Review of Books, The Cresset, Juxtaprose, San Pedro River Review, Catalpa Magazine, and The Behemoth.