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Listening to Land, Listening to Self

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August 16, 2023
August 17, 2023
10:00 - 4:00
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Workshop Overview

What does the land tell us when we truly listen? How does a river, honeysuckle, or clear-cut forest affect our bodies and minds? In this workshop, we will use writing to explore these questions and help us wake up to the wisdom that arises when we listen deeply to ourselves or a place. We’ll learn mindfulness practices, including walking meditation outside, then delve into writing sessions, using simple tools to bring compassionate awareness to ourselves and our writing. You will leave with the beginnings of fresh pieces and new tools to inspire your creative practice.

About the Instructor(s)

Rebecca Jamieson's writing has appeared in publications such as Entropy, Mid-American Review, The Offing, Hunger Mountain, and Rattle, and includes a chapbook of poetry, The Body of All Things. She is a contributing editor to Isele magazine and the founder of Contemplate Create, where she teaches creative writing with a mindfulness lens. Rebecca holds an MFA in Writing & Publishing from the Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives on Ho-Chunk land in Madison, Wisconsin.

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• Bring a notebook and favorite pen (s).

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