The International
Women's Writing Guild

Imagination and Justice: Continuation

  • Saturday, November 20, 2021
  • Saturday, December 04, 2021
  • 2 sessions
  • Saturday, November 20, 2021, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • Saturday, December 04, 2021, 10:00 AM 12:00 PM (EST)
  • Digital Village
  • 3

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Imagination and Justice: Continuation

with Lisa Freedman

Two sessions on two Saturdays from 10 am to 12 pm EST: 11/20 & 12/4

Lisa Freedman is a writer, activist, and New School Writing Program faculty member. She founded Breathe/Read/Write as a contemplative response to the chaos of the U.S. elections in 2016. BRW combines meditation and freewriting so participants clear the static and astound themselves with the flow and clarity that comes when they set their pens on the page. As a practitioner of Shambhala Buddhism, Lisa knows how inspiring it can be to share the open space of silence. And she has a knack for choosing free-write prompts that connect writers to what they need to say. Lisa leads BRW circles for The NY Zendo, the International Women’s Writing Guild, The Poetry Barn, and the New School’s Social Justice Hub, among others. Her work with BRW earned a 2021 NYFA Community Artists Corp Grant. 

Lisa holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the New School. Her creative work can be found in these anthologies: Resist Much, Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the ResistanceLiterature from the First 20 Years of Art & Understanding; and Grabbing the Apple: An Anthology of New York Women Poets. Her poetry and prose also appear in Satya Magazine, POZ, Poetry Ration, and others. For more info, see the Breathe/Read/Write Eventbrite page and Lisa’s Writing Coach website.

Lisa’s work with BRW earned a 2021 NYFA Community Artists Corp Grant.” If you live in NYC, sign up for the free Breathe/Read/Write beach retreat on Saturday, Aug. 28, to help artists and writers re-emerge from Covid with strength and vision: BRW Beach Retreat