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January 2019 Newsletter

Words on the Verge
 ~A Westside Literary Salon~
 Christine Green
Christine Green
Join us on January 26th as Words on the Verge host, Christine Green, takes the stage as the featured reader. She will hand hosting duties to local author and artist Karen Faris. Christine' s reader fee will be donated to charity. 

Christine Green is a freelance writer, teaching artist, and speaker in Brockport, NY. She currently writes a literary arts column for Rochester's (585) Magazine. She is also a regular contributor to 55 Plus Magazine and In Good Health
She grew up in San Jose, CA and holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from UC Berkeley and a master’s degree in historical archaeology from the College of William and Mary. 
Her essays, articles, poetry, and creative non-fiction appear in several literary journals and blogs.
Learn more about Christine at .
Community News

Awakened Life!
Explore writing with yoga & meditation to inspire

Join Christine Green and Melissa Kleehammer  on Saturday, February 2nd from 2-4pm at Beyond Yoga for an afternoon of yoga asana, meditation and journaling.

We have created the perfect pairing of movement, meditation, and poetry to inspire
your writing!

Reflection and inquiry help to align you with what you want and empower you to make the changes necessary to let your best self shine.

This workshop is for avid journalers and those who aren't sure how to begin. Please
​bring a journal, if you have one, and an open heart.

Please register by January 26 by visiting Beyond Yoga.
Need a little time to readjust and relax during this busy time of year?
Try this free mediation: Releasing Notions of Time
Winter Writing Class: The Stories You Need to Tell
Words on the Verge alumni, Sejal Shah, teaches this course beginning January 22nd  11:15am to 1:15pm. This course gives students the support and structure to begin or continue writing. Students will read creative nonfiction essays by contemporary writers, generate a few first drafts through writing exercises, and take one short essay of your own through a round of revision. The class will cover such topics as setting, imagery, and where to begin (first paragraph, first sentence).
Support Words on the Verge
Words on the Verge now has a Patreon page! It is easier than ever to support the work we do. Our initial goal is $500 by August 31st.  Every little bit helps, so make a pledge today.
All events are from 5-7pm at A Different Path Gallery, 27 Market St., Brockport, NY 14420. Light refreshments served. Words on the Verge events are FREE and open to the public.