Thursday, April 4, 2019
12:30 - 1:30pm
Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Tidewater Community College
Zelda Lockhart will offer an interactive keynote address to kick off the Tidewater Community College Literary Festival followed by a signing of The Soul of the Full-Length Manuscript. This event is open to the public.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
720 Ninth St.
Durham, NC 27705
Sunday, April 14, 2019
Zelda Lockhart and other contributors to the anthology will read from their work. Within the volume—featuring writers who identify as gay, trans, bisexual, and straight—are stories and essays that view the full spectrum of contemporary life though an LGBTQ lens. These writers, all native or connected to North Carolina, show the multifaceted challenges and joys of LGBTQ life, including young love and gay panic, the minefield of religion, military service, having children with a surrogate, family rejection, finding one’s true gender, finding sex, and finding love. One of the only anthologies of its kind, Every True Pleasure speaks with insight and compassion about living LGBTQ in North Carolina and beyond.
Contributors include Jasmine Beach-Ferrara, Brian Blanchfield, Belle Boggs, Emily Chávez, Garrard Conley, John Pierre Craig, Diane Daniel, Allan Gurganus, Minrose Gwin, Aaron Gwyn, Wayne Johns, Randall Kenan, Kelly Link, Zelda Lockhart, Toni Newman, Michael Parker, Penelope Robbins, David Sedaris, Eric Tran, and Alyssa Wong.
Tue, April 30, 2019
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM EDT
North Carolina State University Club
4200 Hillsborough Street
Raleigh, NC 27606
Dr. Lockhart was the final judge for this year's PBK Essay Contest and will share some interactive time with the audience on the power of writing.
May 11, 2019
The MindGarden - Deborah Armstrong, PhD Director
3 Wonderwood Drive, Greenville, SC 29615
This fun yet insightful writing and art expression workshop is designed to help mothers and daughters consider the relationship they have had and reach for the relationship they want. Each participant will use Dr. Lockhart's storytelling technique, personal plot, to write two short scenes: one from a pivotal moment in the past in their relationship with the other person, and one of their future desired relationship. To complete the expression, participants will create a diorama museum piece that offers literal or abstract representation of their future desired relationship.
Fee: $150 per mother daughter pair, covers workshop, materials, and refreshments. Maximum number of pairs 10 (20 participants),
May 19 - May 26, 2019
Dr. Lockhart will facilitate a weeklong fiction and memoir workshop utilizing her book The Soul of the Full-Length Manuscript.
Doe Branch Ink is a retreat for Writers and other Artists located on 110 acres nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina. Doe Branch offers an engaging, hands-on workshop experiences in a relaxing, supportive, purposeful and distraction-free environment. Fees cover lodging, catered meals, refreshments and tuition. Our caterer can accommodate any dietary restrictions. The area is bucolic with wooded hillsides, flowing streams and abundant hiking trails. The Appalachian Trail is nearby and runs through the town of Hot Springs. We are 30 miles and 45 minutes from downtown Asheville, and similarly close to Greeneville, TN.
Open Enrollment (Limit of 10)
$1000 single occupancy
$800 double occupancy
Fees include all meals, refreshments, lodging and tuition.
Private Consultation - 5 Session Block of 2 hr Sessions $400 or One 2 hr Session $100
Zelda Lockhart holds a PhD in expressive therapies, and is a registered expressive arts consultant and educator. She utilizes the literary arts with other art forms as adjunct to help folks do one of two things:
These goals sound similar, because healing transformation and literary product are an outcome of each, but the primary goal of the first is the manuscript with healing transformation as a secondary outcome, and the primary goal of the second is the healing transformation with some literary writing as the secondary outcome.
Location: Via Zoom or Google Hangouts.
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LaVenson Press is devoted to helping women and girls of color take ownership of their stories through publication. To that end, LaVenson Press hosts publishing workshops, and publishes a yearly literary magazine and anthologies that highlights the poetry, memoir, and fiction of women and girls of color.