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Saturday, June 21 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Personal Writing about Food Allergies: A Workshop for Teens

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In this workshop for teens, participants will write short pieces of expressive writing about their experiences. The workshop will include brief lectures, expressive writing, short video clips, role playing, and small and large group discussion. Exercises and approaches detailed in Louise DeSalvo’s Writing as a Way of Healing (1999) and James W. Pennebaker’s Writing to Heal (2004) will be used.


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Heather Hewett, Ph.D.

Heather Hewett is a writer and an associate professor of English and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at the State University of New York at New Paltz who has written for a range of popular and academic venues. Her personal essays about raising a daughter with food allergies have appeared in the Motherlode Blog at The New York Times, CNN.com, Brain, Child magazine, and the anthology The Good Mother Myth (Seal Press). She has published... Read More →


Saturday June 21, 2014 10:45am - 12:15pm
Rosemont A

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