“Ways of Walking” Travel Writing Workshop in Geneva

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Café Slatkine, Rue des Chaudronniers 5,  1204 Genève  Switzerland

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2022-09-22 04:30
04:30 UTC

At the convergence of Europe’s two oldest pilgrimage routes, one leading to Compostela, the other running from from Canterbury to Rome, Geneva is the ideal city to reflect on walking as a conscious, ritualistic, and transformative act.

On September 22nd, three writers from the acclaimed anthology WAYS OF WALKING will be leading a writing intensive workshop for those who want to shape and share their own walking or pilgrimage stories:
– Editor and essayist Ann de Forest, on learning to walk in Los Angeles
– Novelist Nathaniel Popkin, on walks of witness on stolen lands in Chile & the USA
– Award-winning travel writer Paula Read, on walking the pilgrim’s road through Geneva

The cost includes the workshop, a signed copy of the anthology, readings, guided writing exercises and feedback, apéro & snacks.

Ann de Forest

Ann de Forest's writing, as well as her practice as a walking artist, often centers on the resonance of place. Her short stories, essays, and poetry have appeared in Cleaver Magazine, Found Poetry Review, The Journal, Hotel Amerika, Timber Creek Review, Op...

Nathaniel Popkin

Nathaniel Popkin

In his work as a writer and editor of fiction, nonfiction, film, criticism, and journalism, Nathaniel Popkin explores memory and loss: urban and historical change, architectural palimpsests, ecological grief, and the struggle for the democratic ideal. I...

Near Café Slatkine, Rue des Chaudronniers 5, 1204 Genève Switzerland

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