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2017-04/16 Love, Loss, and What I Wore with Judy Reeves

Date: Sunday, April 16, 2017 Time: 2:00pm to 5:00pm Number of sessions: 1 day only Members: $45 Nonmembers: $54 Location: San Diego Writers, Ink, ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, 2730 Historic Decatur Road, Barracks 16, 2nd Floor Above Women's Museum, San Diego, CA 92106

NEW DATE/TIME!  Often our memories are tied to our favorite clothes. Who doesn’t have that memorable little black dress, those particular jeans, the sweater we wore the time… Using Ilene Beckerman’s best-selling memoir “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” as our inspiration, we’ll write from memory and photographs, creating stories or mini-memoirs, based on clothes, shoes, or accessories. A generative workshop for all writers (yes, men and women both), and all levels of writing experience. Bring your notebook or laptop, a few photos if you have them (remember that Easter outfit your mother made you wear, that shirt you wore for sixth grade photo, and did you really wear that in 1978?), and, if you want, your favorite outfit or accessory.

A portion of the proceeds from this workshop will go to a San Diego women’s charity.

Be sure to come to the staged reading of “Love, Loss, and What I Wore” at the La Jolla Community Center on Saturday, March 25 or Tuesday, March 28 at 7pm. Directed by SDWI Executive Director Kristen Fogle.

Judy Reeves 2010

Judy Reeves is a writer, teacher and writing practice provocateur whose books include A Writer’s Book of Days; Writing Alone, Writing Together; A Creative Writer’s Kit and The Writer’s Retreat Kit. Her work has also appeared in the San Diego Reader, The Frozen Moment, A Year in Ink, Vols I and 5 and other anthologies. Two plays, written with a women’s writing ensemble, were produced in the Fritz Blitz. In addition to leading private writing workshops and retreats, Judy teaches at UCSD Extension and speaks at writing conferences internationally. A tenth anniversary Revised Edition of A Writer’s Book of Days was named Best Nonfiction in the 2010 San Diego Book Awards.Her latest book is Wild Women, Wild Voices. Her website is She blogs at

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