Sun, May 15|
The Free Generative Writing Workshop with Backchannels Literary Journal
Join editors Laura Johnson, Leslie Caton Free, and Mary Bardsley for a prompt and writing session.
Time & Location
May 15, 2022, 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Iowa City, 1019 E Washington St, Iowa City, IA 52240, USA
About the event
The Free Generative Writing Workshop provides a space for career writers, curious beginners, writers of all income levels and stages of life. Our goal is to make it easy to meet and learn from some of the most talented writer/teachers living in or passing through Iowa City.
Sponsored by Iowa City Poetry and PorchLight Literary Arts Center
Online and in person. Join us at PorchLight Literary Arts Center or zoom in to the event. Register for the link here: Zoom in to the event by registering at https://us02web.zoom.us/.../reg.../WN_qG64JqEUTaCkBWuoAcPkgw
Mary Kilburg is an avid reader, writer and local performer who believes everyone has a story worth telling and should have a platform to share their story. She teaches English and is a Drama director/Speech coach at Metro High School in Cedar Rapids. She writes primarily memoir and poetry, as well as scripts for her students.
Leslie Caton Frey:
Leslie Caton Frey lives and writes in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Her work appears in Wapsipinicon Almanac, Pank, Tupelo Quarterly, and was a notable in Best American Essays.
Laura is an MFA candidate at the University of New Orleans and is a graduate (BA, MA) of the University of Iowa. Laura’s work has appeared in Goat’s Milk Magazine, Thimble Literary Magazine, Prompt Press, and Wild Roof Journal, among others. She is a 2019 Best of Net Nominee. Laura’s chapbook, Memento Vivere (Cabin Bear Books), is available at laurajohnsonwriter.com and wherever you buy books.