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Letter from the Director — October 2017

  Melony Dixon and Selene Phillips finally find the Spring Mill waterfall at the 2016 fall retreat. Photo by Selene Phillips.   Searching for Spring in Fall by Selene Phillips Sniffing out streaming consciousness, Wandered until we found it. Enlightened mornings of forgiveness. Destinations earlier denied Become our place of placid preservation. Once more We are renewed Upon a moment ...

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New Member Brunch

A great gathering was held at the home of Joan Dubay as new and existing members came together on August 12th for the WWW New Member brunch. We shared creative ideas, laughter, and support for each other while we enjoyed a spread of delicious food. Thank you, Joan, for hosting a beautiful morning.

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Letter from the Director — July/August 2017

Dear WWW Members, Ojibwe is the largest group of Native Americans in the North American continent, living predominately in Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, and Canada. Ojibwe refers to the Algonquian-speaking bands and their puckered moccasins. Manoominike-giizis or August, and in some places September, is the moon of ricing. Military commander Seth Eastman painted Ojibwe women ricing in 1857. Ricing is a ...

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Writing Workshop on February 15th: Emotional Honesty

  Escape, Explore, Experience   Escape for an evening of exploring experiences and unlocking memories in ways you may never have imagined. Sponsored by Women Who Write, join Bonnie Jean Feldkamp for her workshop: Emotional Honesty: Writing Personal Experiences When the Details Get Fuzzy.   Discover what it means to write with emotional honesty and address common obstacles when writing ...

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WWW Members’ Successes!

  Bonnie Jean Feldkamp’s article for the National Society of Newspaper Columnists takes a look at why word counts matter when blogging. http://www.columnists.com/2016/10/suit-up-for-writing-online-word-count-matters/ The Speed Family Heritage Recipes cookbook, written and published by a committee of members from Women Who Write, raises money for the Farmington Historic Plantation in Louisville. It commemorates the 200th birthday of Speed family home, which ...

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10th Annual Kentucky Women’s Book Festival

Saturday, March 5, 2016 9:30 am – 3:30pm Ekstrom Library Belknap Campus University of Louisville Information and Lunch Reservations ($10) by March 2! FREE and open to All! Please contact the Women’s Center: (502) 852-8976 or https://www.eventbrite.com/e/10th-annual-kentucky-womens-book-festival-tickets-21426937547

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Vote for New Board at the Dec. 3rd Meeting

November is the month when we give thanks and express our gratitude for all that has been good over the past year. Women Who Write has had an amazing year with much to be thankful for! We began the year with a first-ever fundraising event when we hosted the movie, Muffin Top: A Love Story and managed to get great ...

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Join Us for Holiday Lunch on Dec. 5

Last year’s buy-your-own holiday lunch at the Olive Garden was a great success. We’re doing it again this year on Saturday, Dec. 5. Meet us at noon at the Olive Garden at 1320 Hurstbourne Parkway, just north of the intersection with Interstate 64. Join us for a great afternoon of relaxing and socializing! If you plan on joining us, please ...

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Meet the Candidates for the New Board

Selene Phillips, Director: Selene is a member of the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Ojibwe nation in Wisconsin. She is a professor at the University of Louisville in the Communication Department, where she teaches writing and Native American Studies. Her “i miss lac du flambeau” piece won the 2013 WWW International Poetry Contest. Besides writing, she enjoys her ...

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