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Writers Workshops

Hurricane Harvey: Inprint Intergenerational Writing Workshop

Sunday September 30 2:00 pm–4:00 pm


Evelyn Rubenstein Jewish Community Center
5601 S. Braeswood Blvd.
Houston, TX 77096 United States
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Share your Hurricane Harvey stories in a free workshop

Free and open to the public. Registration is required, click here

As Houston marked the one year anniversary of Hurricane Harvey, the Houston Flood Museum website is collecting oral, written, and visual narratives about the storm’s impact on families. We all felt the impact of Hurricane Harvey. Everyone (ages 7 and up)—grandparents, parents, siblings, and children—is invited to participate in a FREE Inprint Intergenerational Workshop to share stories about the storm, about family and about survival. In this dynamic one-afternoon workshop, through collective activities, people of all ages will come together and experience the power of sharing stories.

Please note, no prior storytelling, writing, drawing or coloring experience is necessary. All materials will be provided at the workshop. This workshop is presented in association with the Houston Flood Museum underwritten by Houston Endowment. 

About the instructor

Cait Weiss Orcutt’s work has appeared in Boston ReviewChautauquaField, and more, and has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Best New Poets 2016. Her collection Valleyspeak won Zone 3 Press’ 2017 First Book Award. Cait began teaching eight years ago through New York Writers Coalition (NYWC), an organization invested in generative writing workshops as both a community-building experience and a restorative practice. With NYWC’s support, she facilitated a series of free creative writing workshops in Brooklyn public libraries following Hurricane Sandy. Cait now teaches creative writing at University of Houston, Inprint, Writers In The Schools, the Salvation Army, the Menil Collection, and the Jewish Community Center. She is the recipient of an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor/MD Anderson Foundation Fellowship.