For beginning to advanced writers who want to focus on healing through writing. The session will begin with a discussion of journaling, daily creative writing practice, and embodied writing and will end with free writing in response to a prompt.
Mary Mullen, from Wausau, Wisconsin, received her Ph.D. from University of Wisconsin-Madison and is an associate professor at Villanova University. She is the author of the award-winning academic monograph, Novel Institutions: Anachronisms, Irish Novels and Nineteenth-Century Realism (Edinburgh University Press). She is currently working on a hybrid memoir titled Ghosts in the Marriage Plot that moves between literary criticism of nineteenth-century novels and her personal experience in the midst of her divorce. Essays related to this project have been published in the North Dakota Quarterly, The Nonconformist Magazine, The Rambling, Hyped on Melancholy, and Epiphany Literature Magazine Online.