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Connect through Experience—Register for Personal Essay with Heather Sharfeddin

September 19, 2016



Develop your writing—develop your self with Personal Essay and Heather Sharfeddin.

People crave to understand and be understood. The personal essays, when it balances first-hand experience with introspection and insight, can facilitate that understanding. In this series we’ll explore and practice the elements of successful essays. Join fellow writers in this safe and creative environment where we will wrangle and share our own experiences through our writing.


When: Thursdays, Oct 6–27th, 6:30–8 pm

Where: Willamette Valley Vineyards Tasting Room Conf. Rm., McMinnville




Heather Sharfeddin (Sharf-a-deen)

Heather Sharfeddin is the author of four novels about the Pacific Northwest. Her work has earned starred reviews from Kirkus Reviews and Library Journal, has been honored with an Erick Hoffer award and at the New York and San Francisco Book Festivals, as well as the Pacific Northwest Book Sellers Association. She holds an MFA in writing from Vermont College of Fine Arts and a PhD in Creative Writing from Bath Spa University (Bath, England). She has taught creative writing at Randolph Macon College, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and is currently an adjunct professor at Linfield College.

For more information about her writing visit

Register now for Personal Essay  Here  Simply print out the form and mail it in with your check. Early registration is encouraged.


Any questions? Please contact workshop coordinator Tandy Tillinghast.

We are so thankful to a grant from the Oregon Community Foundation for making this workshop series possible!





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