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Simeon Marsalis In Conversation With Shanon Lee

By on October 16, 2017

The Writer’s Center will host a week-long pop-up bookstore in partnership with Duende District Bookstore from Oct. 16-21. The closing night of the pop-up, Saturday, Oct. 21, will feature Simeon Marsalis, author of AS LIE IS TO GRIN from Catapult Press, in conversation with survivor activist & storyteller, Shanon Lee. A small reception will be held […]

Shanon Lee Holds ‘Pitching’ Workshop At The Pope-Leighey House

By on September 27, 2017

On September 26, Shanon Lee facilitated a fem-focused journalism workshop at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House. Journalism 101: Pitching w/Neema Roshania Patel, featured the Deputy Editor of The Lily at The Washington Post. This intimate journalism skills workshop included two hours of customized training, followed by a private tour of the historic property. For a full […]

Shanon Lee Talks ‘Writing & Motherhood’ on Brevity Magazine Blog

By on August 18, 2017

Shanon Lee discusses writing and motherhood on the Brevity Magazine Nonfiction Blog. “Alice Walker worked on her first novel during her residency at MacDowell. At some point, she attended Yaddo too. Susan Cheever, Mona Simpson and Susan Minot have children and are also among Yaddo alumni. Writing mothers including Jane Hamilton, Karyn Kusama, Dani Shapiro […]

Shanon Lee Current Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House Writer-in-Residence

By on August 4, 2017

Shanon Lee is currently serving as the Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House Writer-in-Residence. In partnership with The Inner Loop Writing Series, the Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House and Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food and Agriculture are hosting the Writers-in-Residence Program for the second consecutive summer. Shanon Lee is a Survivor Activist & Storyteller with features on HuffPost […]

Shanon Lee Presents Writing Workshop for SASS

By on July 30, 2017

Shanon Lee conducted a workshop for Sexual Assault Survivors & Supporters (SASS) on Saturday, July 29th. “Essay Writing for Survivors of Sexual Assault” is a two-hour workshop that is part of her Write To Heal series. Attendees learn basic essay structure, the healing benefits of writing, how to work through emotional triggers, how to use writing […]