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Book details
  • Genre:BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • SubGenre:Environmentalists & Naturalists
  • Language:English
  • Pages:126
  • Format:Paperback
  • Paperback ISBN:9781732841499

Purposeful Memoir as a Quest for a Thriving Future

Inspiration for Writers and Seekers

by Jennifer Browdy, PhD

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Overview
A book like no other! Award-winning author Jennifer Browdy, PhD, creates a magical tapestry of inspiration and exploration, weaving her own story together with the inspiring voices and visions of more than 15 of the writer-activists she calls "worldwrights"—writers who write to right the world, including such beloved mentors as Joy Harjo, Audre Lorde, Jane Goodall. Terry Tempest Williams and many more. Jennifer and the worldwrights invite you on a series of eight Quests, centered around positive qualities that we need more of in life: Clarity, Courage, Vitality, Guidance, Love, Community, Joy and Freedom. Each Quest opens a path for you to explore your life experience through a series of stimulating writing prompts designed to catalyze your memories and imagination, complemented by Jennifer's stunning photos of the natural beauty of Nova Scotia.
Description
A book like no other! Award-winning author Jennifer Browdy, PhD, creates a magical tapestry of inspiration and exploration, weaving her own story together with the inspiring voices and visions of more than 15 of the writer-activists she calls "worldwrights"—writers who write to right the world, including such beloved mentors as Joy Harjo, Audre Lorde, Jane Goodall. Terry Tempest Williams and many more. Jennifer and the worldwrights invite you on a series of eight Quests, centered around positive qualities that we need more of in life: Clarity, Courage, Vitality, Guidance, Love, Community, Joy and Freedom. Each Quest opens a path for you to explore your life experience through a series of stimulating writing prompts designed to catalyze your memories and imagination, complemented by Jennifer's stunning photos of the natural beauty of Nova Scotia. Join Jennifer on the elemental journey of purposeful memoir, a contemplative practice that opens new portals through which to explore the past, with the goal of understanding the present more fully, and stepping with greater intention into the thriving future we all desire. Are you ready? Let's go!
About the author
Jennifer Browdy, PhD, is a professor of comparative literature, writing and media arts at Bard College/Simon's Rock, where she has taught for more than a quarter-century. Passionate about using the arts to spark social justice and a deeper connection of humans to the natural world, Jennifer's workshops encourage participants to develop their own potential as worldwrights, writing to right the world and create a thriving future for us all. Find out more at JenniferBrowdy.com.
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