Spotlight: Esther Cohen

Esther Cohen

Hobart Festival of Women Writers presents the perennially popular Intensive Workshop

GOOD STORIES with Esther Cohen.

Esther Cohen is a novelist and poet living in New York City. She’s the author of several books, including Book Doctor. Her writing appears daily on her blog I Am and I Am Not which features her intensely personal poetic observations of life in New York City and the world.

The GOOD STORIES Intensive Workshop with Esther Cohen has been offered at Hobart Festival of Women Writers for the past five years. Esther Cohen, one of the founding Participating Writers of Hobart Festival of Women Writers has developed this workshop especially for our participants. The six-hour session is offered on September 6, 2019 in a venue set aside and includes a boxed lunch.

Esther CohenIn this unique writing Intensive, participants will tell stories, hear them, and explore ways good stories can be told.  We will examine how we tell them and then, we will tell them.  Using exercises and prompts, and reading and hearing examples from other writers, our time together will be an investigation in narrative, using what we know and what we don’t know to figure out what stories we will tell. – E. Cohen

The Good Stories Intensive Workshop with Esther Cohen is for story lovers and story makers who want to make their own stories better. Participants will look at examples from poetry and prose, from fiction and non-fiction, and from oral traditions, old and new. Your goal will be to create and tell your own story, in the form that matches your own intrinsic voice.  For more information, go to: about Esther Cohen 

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Esther Cohen’s poetry is featured with the work of photographer, Matthew Septimus on On Being. Created by Krista Tippett, On Being engages in a pursuit of the ancient and enduring human questions that have given rise to our spiritual traditions and resonate through every institution anew in this century: What does it mean to be human? How do we want to live? And who will we be to each other?

On Being – Easter, Passover, Spring Continues

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