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Offered by the Center for Performing Arts Medicine at Houston Methodist and presented by Inprint, Houston’s premier literary arts nonprofit organization
Free to employees and volunteers of Houston Methodist and HM physicians in private practice
A healthcare provider’s keen sense of observation and discernment are critical skills in the healthcare environment, yet these same strengths can also be the source of self care and expression. This workshop will focus on creative writing as a reflective and creative outlet for healthcare professionals. Participants will explore different forms and strategies to generate new writing based on their experiences in and out of the profession. No formal training is required. Writers of all levels are welcome!
If this workshop is full when you try to register, please email email@example.com to join the waiting list and put Houston Methodist in the subject line.
About the instructor
BRITTNY RAY CROWELL holds a PhD in Creative Writing and Literature from the University of Houston, is the recipient of an Inprint C. Glenn Cambor Fellowship, an Inprint Donald Barthelme Prize in Poetry, and the Lucy Terry Prince Prize, judged by Major Jackson. Her poems have been published or are forthcoming in Ploughshares, Frontier, The Common, The West Review, Mount Island, Aunt Chloe, Copper Nickel, The Journal, and the anthology Black Lives Have Always Mattered. She recently participated as one of the librettists for the Kennedy Center’s Cartography Project. A secondary educator for nearly fifteen years, she teaches advanced creative writing at Pershing Middle School, is a poetry editor for Gulf Coast, and has led Inprint Teachers As Writers Workshops and Inprint Senior Memoir Workshops.
Inprint Writing Workshops at Houston Methodist were begun in February 2007, with the goal of giving employees of Houston Methodist the opportunity to engage in self-reflection, refine their writing skills, and create a written record of their experiences.
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