Writing Life Stories with Robin Sauerwein and Lori Young-Williams

Apr 09, 2024 12:00PM—4:00PM


Write On, Door County
4210 Juddville Rd.
Fish Creek, WI 54212

Cost $80.00



In this workshop we will generate new material in poetry and prose focused on recording our stories. Fun and engaging writing prompts will inspire you to tell your story. This is not a critique class. No previous writing experience necessary; writers of all levels and ages welcome.

Class meets Tuesday, April 9, noon – 4 pm

Class size: Minimum 5. Maximum 10.

Member discount: Members of Write On receive a 10% discount on all classes and workshops. To become a member, please click here. To receive the discount, members must log in to the website using their unique password and enter member10 in the promotion code box. The code is case sensitive.

Robin Sauerwein is a writer and creative writing teacher from NE Minneapolis. Her memoirs and fiction have appeared in several publications including Dust and Fire, Grit, Country Magazine, and Minn-Post. Mrs. Claus, a graphic novel, was published in 2018. She served as Writer-in-Residence at Devil’s Tower National Monument and twice for Write On, Door County. For more than 12 years, Robin has taught creative writing classes and workshops in the Twin Cities and for Write On, Door County. She worked for many years as a freelance writer and served as editor for the Audubon Neighborhood Newsletter. In her spare time, Robin loves hiking along the North Shore, making and learning new things, and spending time with her four grandchildren.

Lori Young-Williams is a local poet/prose writer and creative writing teacher. She has taught several workshops at various locations in the Twin Cities. She has been published in various poetry anthologies, self- published two chapbooks, the anthology How Dare We! Write: A Multicultural Creative Writing Discourse and most recently the Witness Writers Anthology. Lori is currently on the Witness Writing Board through the Urban Research and Outreach-Engagement Center, where monthly writing workshops are held for the community. Lori comes from a biracial family that believes in laughing, crying, and praying when times are good, bad and everything in between. Her poetry is based on those relationships and how they see the world in which they live.