When it comes to mental and emotional wellness, writing can be both a life jacket and a hole in your boat. How can we write in a way that is both artistically fulfilling and creatively therapeutic?
In this four-week workshop, utilize the mental health frameworks of mindfulness, self-compassion, and social justice to explore voice and craft in mixed-genre writing. Every week will include a craft talk, writing exercises, sharing, and an opportunity for feedback on your work, as well as on your journey as a writer and human being.
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Anna B. Sutton is a Nashville native living in North Carolina. Her book Savage Flower won the 2019 St. Lawrence Book Prize and was published this year by Black Lawrence Press. Her work has appeared in Indiana Review, Third Coast, Copper Nickel, Booth, Los Angeles Review, and other journals. A graduate of Hume-Fogg and Appalachian Center for Craft at TN Tech, Anna moved to North Carolina to pursue a MFA in Poetry from UNC Wilmington, which she received in 2013, along with a James Merrill Fellowship from Vermont Studio Center. In 2022, Anna completed her MEd in Clinical Mental Health Counseling and received her North Carolina counselor's license. She currently works at Lifeologie Raleigh & Durham and Spring Lake Ranch Therapeutic Community.
"Anna fostered a caring and nurturing environment within our class and encouraged everyone to be kind, gentle, and to take care of one another and ourselves. Because of her, I'm feeling inspired to continue to grow my writing practice."
"Anna Sutton is an amazing teacher and facilitator! She led us through class with such gentleness and grace."