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Ginnah's BOOKS
Howard Workshop

INTENSIVE Workshop for :

Ginnah Howard

This is a SIX-HOUR Class


Do you have photographs that when you look at them bring back flashes of memories?


For this workshop you are asked to bring six photographs as prompts for writing six short pieces. These might be done in various genres: poems, memoir, personal essay, dialogues…


Consider having all the photos be related to each other: your seven ages as a woman, family rituals & traditions, ancestral histories, biographical “renderings” about your mother or another member of your family…


As soon as you register for the workshop, I will contact you by email to send you some models that feel like they’ve been inspired by photos—that kind specificity.

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Ginnah Howard

Ginnah Howard's work has appeared in Water~Stone Review, Permafrost, Portland Review, Descant 145, Eleven Eleven Journal, The Tusculum Review, and elsewhere. Several stories have been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. 


Night Navigation, Book 2 of her upstate novel trilogy, (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009), was a New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice. Chronogram called Book 3, Doing Time Outside (Standing Stone Books, 2013), “a beautiful read.” Book 1 of the trilogy, Rope & Bone: A Novel in Stories (Illume, 2014) was listed by Publishers Weekly as one of the “best of the best” Indie books of 2015.


In her latest book, I’m Sick of This Already: At-Risk Learning in a High School Class, Howard focuses on a year of working with students in a small rural town. Currently she is putting together a collection of poetry and prose titled An Opera of Hankering. 


This is Ginnah’s sixth Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing INTENSIVE Workshop, “PICTURES WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS – Intensive”.

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Ginnah Howard

Rope & Bone: A Novel In Stories -Book 1 of Trilogy

- Fiction     

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Night Navigation: A Novel - Book 2 of Trilogy

- Fiction    

Doing Time Outside:  A Novel

                                            - Book 3 of Trilogy 

- Fiction    

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I’m Sick of This Already: At-Risk Learning in a High School Class

- Non-fiction        

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