Come join fellow alumni for an illuminating, fun, and community building Women’s Writing Workshop with Columbia Alumna Robin Finn – Thursday, September 12, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
About the workshop:
Do you write for work or pleasure? This fun interactive workshop is focused on women’s stories & creating a narrative that fits. The workshop will include meet and greet time, exploring your creative voice in new ways, playful writing and sharing exercises, finding new narratives, and a Q & A about essay writing and publishing. The workshop is perfect for all levels- those who are curious about writing to experienced writers - all are welcome.
Meet the speaker:
Robin Finn, MPH, MA, is a Los Angeles-based writer, and the founder and creator of HEART. SOUL. PEN.™, a unique writing course that blends deep-dive creativity and soul-centered writing for women. After graduating cum laude from UCLA, Robin earned a master’s degree in public health from Columbia University, then returned to school in 2010 to earn a second master’s degree in spiritual psychology from the University of Santa Monica. HEART. SOUL. PEN. grew out of her interest in women's stories, writing, and the creative process.
Robin's (very personal) personal essay on a humorous moment of midlife parenting, When Our Daughter Walked In On us, was featured last month in The New York Times, spent several days on the “Most Popular” list, and headlined the NYT online parenting magazine. Her work has appeared in The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Medium.com's Human Parts, and many others. She is the author of Restless in L.A., named a “Best New Novel of 2017” by Babble.com. Robin teaches writing at her home in Studio City and through UCLA Extension Writer’s Program. She is the mom of three teens and lives with her family in L.A.
Date and Time: Thursday, September 12, 7:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: St. Monica Catholic Community, 725 California Avenue, Room: Caruso C, Santa Monica 90403