This workshop is designed to offer activist-minded students the necessary skill-set of writing tools and resources to address a popular audience and to hone your writing skills towards creating effective change in the world. The two-hour workshop offers a deep-dive introduction to writing journalism
for a popular audience and navigating the world of free-lance journalism.
Lunch will be provided. Please RSVP to email@example.com
Brief Bio: Kythe Heller is an award-winning poet, essayist, performer, filmmaker, and doctoral student in the Committee on the Study of Religion at Harvard University, with a secondary field in Critical Media Practice. She is author of the poetry collection Immolation; recent poetry and critical essays appear in the Harvard Divinity Bulletin, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review, The American Poetry Review, and the Cambridge University Press volume White Light. She has received grants and fellowships from the Mellon Foundation, Harvard University, The MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Squaw Valley Community of Writers, and the Laurels Foundation/ PSU. Recent film and multimedia work has been presented at the Harvard Film Studies Center, SEEDS Festival/ Earthdance, Sonoma State University, WAXworks (NYC), BAX (NYC), Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, and in various collaborations and street performances in NYC and elsewhere. Her creative and scholarly research are concerned with visionary thought and practice across the arts, social and environmental justice, and technology; mysticism; and traditional practices of wisdom cultivation in world religions.