Session J1H | Creative Writing: Imperfection is Encouraged




Pike, Ursula

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In this workshop, we'll talk about writing for everyone. We'll give tips for writing when you don't feel inspired. Writer's Block is often perfectionism keeping us from expressing ourselves. Participants will be given prompts and exercises to generate writing and be inspired to write. Ursula Pike is the author of An Indian among los Indígenas: A Native Travel Memoir (2021) from Heyday Books. Ursula lives in Austin, Texas and teaches Creative Writing at Austin Community College. She has an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the Institute of American Indian Arts and a master’s degree in Economics from Western Illinois University. She is a member of the Karuk Tribe. Her work has appeared in LitHub, Yellow Medicine Review, Ligeia Magazine, World Literature Today, and O’Dark 30.


TCDL 2022 Session J1H, Monday 5/23/2022, 1:00 pm to 1:50 pm | Moderated by Lea DeForest, Texas Digital Library | Session Type Virtual Swag