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In Health and in Sickness: Writing on Care Giving, Illness and Healing with Kathryn Kruse

$365.00 · October 25

This generative workshop focuses on ways of communicating and understanding illness, healing, and care taking.

Start Date

October 25

Class Times

6:30pm – 9:00pm CT

Day(s) of the Week

Tuesday

Sessions

6

Location

Zoom (online)

Instructor

Price

$365

In stock

Description

After high praise from students in the last offering of this class, we’re pleased to relaunch this class for our new term.

Healing, illness, caregiving. How can we write into these experiences? How can we gain the perspective we need to write? How can we talk about both clinical knowledge and profound emotions? How can we communicate personal experiences to others?

This generative workshop focuses on ways of communicating and understanding illness, healing, and care taking. Through activities and exercises specifically designed for writing into these experiences, we will explore different modes of writing. We will also look at published work for a greater depth of understanding and expression. You will leave the class with new writing, methods to inspire creative thinking, and revision strategies. We will seek to answer the question, “How can I find satisfaction and joy when writing about difficult, essential, and complex human experiences?”

Open to all genres of writing (fiction, memoir, poetry, theatre….)

Open all levels of writing experience.


StoryStudio Chicago is pleased to offer 2 discounted spots to anyone who would like financial assistance to take this class. Please email us at  to learn more and claim a spot.

About Kathryn Kruse

Kathryn Kruse's work, among other places, is forthcoming from or has appeared in the pages of Indiana Review, The Manchester Review, Interim, and The Adirondack Review, on the walls of the I Hope You Are Feeling Better Collaborative Art Exhibition, and on the stages of the San Francisco Olympians Festival. She is the director of Residency on the Farm, an interdisciplinary artists residency, and holds an MFA from UNLV. She has years of experience in education and excels in creating collaborative, supportive, participant-centered learning spaces that foster growth and confidence.