The International
Women's Writing Guild

Finding Our Stories for a New Tomorrow: Active Imagination

  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020
  • Tuesday, October 06, 2020
  • 4 sessions
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, September 29, 2020, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, October 06, 2020, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom


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Finding Our Stories for a New Tomorrow: Active Imagination 

with Susan Tiberghien

4-Week Series: Sept 15,22,29 and Oct. 6

“Stories become the conscience of a community,” wrote Terry Tempest Williams in her recent book, Erosion. The conscience of today’s world is crying out for our stories. Covid-19 is a portal to a new listening, to a new tomorrow. Our stories will show us the way.

In our four webinars, we will first look at What is story? And, How do we find our stories?  Then we will look at What is imagination? How do we actively imagine stories? In the third session we will read excerpts from contemporary writers and craft our own stories into journals, personal essays, short stories, or poems. In the last session, we will look at how in sharing our stories, we contribute to the conscience of the community. At how we change the world, one story after another.

Susan Tiberghien

Susan Tiberghien is an American writer and teacher living in Geneva, Switzerland. For close to 30 years she has taught creative writing at IWWG, C.G. Jung Societies, and at writers’ centers and conferences, both in the U.S. and in Europe. Her online courses—Journaling to the Soul, Seeing Beauty with Words, Through Darkness to Light—are available at the Jung Society of Washington, . She is the author of four memoirs, the acclaimed One Year to a Writing Life, and most recently Writing Toward Wholeness and Circling to the Center, both published by Chiron, 2018 and 2019. Her essays are widely published in literary journals and anthologies. An active member of International PEN, Susan founded and directed the Geneva Writers’ Group (200 members) for 25 years where she continues to teachMarried, with six adult children, fifteen grandkids, and one great grandchild!