Bridges: Save-the-date Bookmark

In an effort to spread the word about the next HerStories Project program, Bridges Open Mic, here is a save-the-date bookmark! Just click the image then save it for digital use. This event so far is featuring poet Bobbi Byrd (Osseo, Michigan), whose poetry is both powerful and gentle. (Careful not confuse her with Bobby […]

EOW Gratitude List

Embodying Our Words gave us pages of inspiration, as well as laughter and tears. The varied events formed wide and intimate circles, providing a range of ways to explore embodied writing – life stories connected to the body. Co-organizer Dawn Comer and I are extremely grateful for the many contributions of sponsors, guests, and program […]

EOW Resources & Evaluation

In an effort to keep expenses to a minimum, here are several online resources for events during Embodying Our Words. The evaluation form for the program also is available at the end of the post. Evaluations will be available at the program, though participants also are invited to send evaluations to herstories.project @ For […]

EOW Guests and Organziers

For the first HerStories program of 2011, there are new and returning faces! Dawn Comer and Mary Catherine Harper gave workshops last year and do so again at Embodying Our Words. Joining us for the first time are Lauren Spencer, Jerri Courtney, and Cindie Alwood! Please read on to learn more about EOW organizers and […]

Interview IMPACT 89FM

Hear about The HerStories Project this Tuesday, February 15, on IMPACT 89FM, student radio from Michigan State University! I will visit the nightly show Exposure and talk about the 2011 HerStories kick-off event Embodying Our Words. I also will read new poetry! Exposure starts at 7pm, and my slot closes out the program around 7:45pm.

EOW Registration

Updated February 17, 2011. The online “form” follows this information about Embodying Our Words. Just copy the form onto email and send the completed version to herstories.project @ . See here for the program schedule. Inclusive Program EOW is open to all genders. While the HerStories Project is committed to celebrate stories about women, […]

EOW Schedule

Updated February 16, 2011. Embodying Our Words Schedule, February 18-19, 2011 **Learn how to register. February 18 Opening Day at Michigan State University 12:30 p.m. “HerStories Circle: now let us shift.” Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, C202 Snyder Hall. Inspired by Gloria Anzaldúa’s essay “now let us shift . . . the path […]

EOW: Program Preview

Updated February 16, 2011. Here’s a preview of what’s to come at Embodying Our Words! The program starts on Friday, February 18, at 12:30pm at Michigan State University’s Residential College in the Arts and Humanities. The opening session is titled “HerStories Circle: now let us shift.” Joining us is Lauren Spencer, Program Coordinator from the […]

Living in Nepantla

This post is from a Facebook discussion started by EOW co-organizer Dawn Comer, a writer based in Defiance, Ohio, and recipient of the Paul Somers Prize for Creative Prose (2008 & 2009). The essay referenced is titled “now let us shift . . . the path of conocimiento . . . inner works, public acts”. […]

EOW on Facebook

Updated Jan. 28 Join the Facebook page for Embodying Our Words! Soon people without Facebook also can view it!