Writing the Immigrant Experience

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Presented by Writespace at Silver Street Studios, Houston TX

Oct 20 - 27
Writing the Immigrant Experience

What does it mean to be other? How do we approach storytelling as writers with unique experiences of otherness? Question your affiliations and seek ways to tell the stories of loved ones who beat the odds as they crossed shores for survival.

INSTRUCTOR: Onyinye Ihezukwu
LEVEL: All Levels
CAP: Limited to 15 Writers

In this workshop we will explore how to create narratives that capture the complexities of what it means to be an incomer to a culture different from that of one’s place of origin. How do we approach storytelling as writers with uniquely lived experiences of otherness? What does it mean to be ‘other’? How do we refine our prose towards dismantling prejudices as well as provoke invigorating insight into the various representations of a humanity shared by all, regardless of cultural association? As a writer from a

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Early-Bird Until October 15th: $85 members, $100 non-members

After October 15th: $100 members, $115 non-members

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Silver Street Studios

2000 Edwards Street Studio 208, Houston, TX 77007


    • Wheelchair Access

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