WRITE YOUR STORY
November 11, 2017
11 a.m to 2 p.m.
Join us for a three-hour writing workshop in a safe, comfortable setting with novelist Anita Amirrezvani and poet/editor Persis Karim.
Through a series of writing exercises, you will be assisted in getting your story on the page as fiction, non-fiction, or poetry.
This creative writing workshop teaches specific techniques to strengthen your writing and offers supportive feedback.
Anita Amirrezvani: Her first novel, The Blood of Flowers, has appeared in 31 languages and was long-listed for the 2008 Orange Prize for Fiction. Her second novel, Equal of the Sun, was published 2012. Anita teaches in the MFA Program in Writing at the California College of the Arts.
Persis Karim: She has edited three anthologies of Iranian-American literature including A World Between: Poems, Short Stories and Essays by Iranian Americans, Let Me Tell You Where I’ve Been: New Writing by Women of the Iranian Diaspora . Her poetry has been published in numerous national journals and magazines. She teaches literature and creative writing at San Jose State University.