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Ciara Shuttleworth
Ciara Shuttleworth

A Writing workshop at Kerouac House with writer-in-residence Ciara Shuttleworth.

"Writing Athletically & Revising Like the Beats" will focus on creating first drafts with spontaneity, using breathing, meditation, and confession as techniques to press physicality to paper. Details...

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