Join us in our new Kirkridge writing circle facilitated by Dr. Juanita Kirton. Our writing group we started in Spring of 2020 was wildly successful and we want to create a new space for writers of any and every level; however space is limited. This series offers an opportunity to build greater community and more deeply empower our own voices as writers. Our time together will consist of a writing prompt, time to write, and optional sharing with the group.
Dates are Tuesdays from 5:30-7pm EDT on:
- August 4th
- August 18th
- September 1st
- September 15th
To register for the series, click here.
We are asking for a $40 registration fee to cover the costs of this entire 4 part series. But do not let financial need be a barrier, please join us and pay whatever you can afford. Donations above the registration fee will be gratefully appreciated to help Kirkridge offer this and other valuable programs to our growing community. You can give here: www.kirkridge.org/give
Dr. Juanita Kirton earned an MFA from Goddard College (2015) in Creative Writing & Poetry and was the recipient of the Goddard College Spirit Scholarship. Juanita is published in several anthologies including, A Journal of Hope and Healing, Caribbean Writer, Chester H. Jones Literary Journal, Clevergirl, Exit 13 Magazine, Goldfinch Literary Magazine, Mom Egg Review, Narrative, Other Voices, Persimmon Tree, Rat’s Ass Online Journal, Stone Canoe, and Veterans Voices. Winner of the Sisters in Script self-publishing grant which resulted in publication of “Inner Journey” chapbook, 2009. Her Peace Haiku was selected for the Peace Mural in Philadelphia. Juanita is a member of Women Who Write, Inc. and Women Reading Aloud workshop series. She is on editorial staff for Clock house Literary Journal and is a teaching artist with Crossing Point Arts (Arts for survivors of human trafficking). Her book “Letters to my Father” was recently published.