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I am the director of the Attic Institute in Portland. In addition to providing creative writing workshops to over 500 writers each year, we also provide a fabulous and transformative writing experience for older citizens, as well. Our "Life Sketches" program has already worked with nearly 100 participants aged 55-over this year alone at area bookstores (Powell's, Broadway Books, Annie Blooms, and St. Johns Booksellers). And we are offering, through Central Library, another free workshop later this spring. In addition, we are offering Life Sketche class at the Institute.
Life Sketches is a profound experience for its participants. It provides them both with camaraderie and an avenue to create a legacy for themselves and their families."
For the last several weeks I built my life around Wednesday and the community I found in the Life Sketches workshop at the Attic. Each session I found pure wonder, exploring my past; and with the encouragement of my classmates, and your expert guidance, I discovered not only what really matters to me, but I how to best share it with others. I recall being younger, too busy for such things. But now at age 63 I find a need to have the time and the place to capture in writing all that has kept me so busy. It’s been a joy! Thank you. -- Jim Clay, Life Sketches participant
If you're looking for voices on the radio this morning, feel free to call me: 503.963.8783. I can clear my calendar to talk.
Good luck with the show,
David Biespiel, Director
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