A Soul-Infused Month-Long Immersion into the World of Writing from the Gut of Your Life Story with Gayle Danley
Mondays @ 4:00-5:30pm PT / 7:00-8:30pm ET
Oct. 12, 19, 26, and Nov. 2
This is a focused, raw, soul-infused month-long immersion into the world of writing and performing from the gut of your life story.
These hybrid writing/performing soul-sessions will throw a spotlight on developing ease of style and connection to one’s voice and drill down into Gayle’s TedEd talk Ms. Gayle’s 5 Steps to Slam.
Featuring a guest appearance by Sonya Renee Taylor
Writing from Your Gut includes:
- Weekly 90-minute live writing/performing sessions and up close interaction with Gayle
- Q&A with Gayle
- Simple, fun step-by-step writing guidance and nurturing, empowering feedback
- A session co-facilitated with Sonya Renee Taylor
- A post-course virtual check-in with Gayle
What you can expect
*You will not want to say goodbye to Gayle after the final session
*because you will have fallen so completely in love with your way of writing and the sound of your own voice and the visceralness of putting pen to paper
*and you will have found a forever-friend in writing and
*a view of your world that is hopeful, wonderful and worth living in.
About the Instructor:
Soon after crushing the competition at Asheville’s National Poetry Slam in 1994, Gayle Danley entered America’s classrooms teaching thousands of children how to access their emotions through the force of words. She performed and taught her way from Maryland Young Audience’s Artist of the Year, to National Young Audience’s Artist of the Year. She’s also both a former national and international poetry slam champion.
CBS 60 Minutes profiled her work with middle schoolers as well as the Baltimore Sun, Washington Post and New York Times. For the past five years, Gayle’s Grieffriend sessions have given voice to women who are living with AIDS, incarcerated youth and to those struggling with drug addiction and recovery. Gayle was recently named Maryland Library Association Poet of the Year.