My Love For Writing presents fem-focused journalism workshops at Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House!

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Join journalist Shanon Lee and The Lily staff for a small-group journalism skills workshop series in the former home of journalist and New York Times editor, Loren Pope. Connect with The Washington Post editors and find out what you should be doing to get your stories featured.

Pitching w/Neema Roshania Patel

September 26th, 10 AM – Noon (2 hours)

Neema Roshania Patel is deputy editor of The Lily at The Washington Post. She joined The Washington Post in 2016 as a digital editor for the national app. Previously, Neema worked at NPR member station WHYY as a community editor and at Kiplinger as a researcher-reporter. She graduated from Rutgers University with a dual-degree in journalism and economics, and credits her love of news to her days on the college paper.


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My Love For Writing presents writing workshops for survivors of sexual assault! Join Shanon Lee for a workshop series that teaches trauma survivors the healing benefits of writing and how it can be used for advocacy.

Workshop I “Essay Writing For Survivors of Sexual Assault” This workshop covers the structure of an essay, the healing benefits of writing, what to do when writing triggers negative emotions, how to share your story to help others and the pros/cons of going public about sexual assault.

Workshop II “Starting Trauma Narratives”  Need to tell your story, but unsure of how to begin? This workshop explores the published writing of sexual trauma survivors, incorporates writing exercises and introduces meaningful practices to help you get started.

*SURVIVORS ONLY: Contact for upcoming dates, times and locations.