Women Who Write, Inc.

P.O. Box 652

Madison, NJ  07940

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Webmaster:  Andy Skurna

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PROGRAMS

Women Who Write is pleased to offer programs throughout the year that help to nurture, encourage and educate our members while fostering a sense of community beyond the individual critique groups.  Every year we have a Winter Gathering to celebrate the season and each other while enjoying delicious cuisine.  At the launch of Goldfinch, our annual literary journal, we provide an opportunity for each selected author to read her published piece as well as an open mike for everyone who attends the event.  In addition, we offer programs in prose, poetry and screenwriting throughout the year by accomplished industry professionals.  

Please use the form at the bottom of this page to share your questions, comments and suggestions. 

 

The Wounded Mind: Fiction, Character Development, and Mental Illness

by Nancy Gerber, Ph.D.

Sponsored by WWW Published

Authors' Group

Date:  To be determined

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Writers Who Read - An Open Mic Event
by Women Who Write Members & Friends

Poets, prose, non-fiction, and memoirs writers are invited to participate in our first open mic evening of the 2019-2020 membership year!  

Date:   Monday, June 3, 2019

Time:  6 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Place:  Morris County Library

            30 East Hanover Ave.

            Whippany, NJ  07981

Sign-ups at the door!!!
Light snacks will be provided!

The Wounded Mind: Fiction, Character Development, and Mental Illness
Date: To be determined
Nancy Gerber, Ph.D.

In this workshop, we will explore the challenges of writing about characters with mental and emotional disorders.  Examples of mood, thought, and personality disorders will be presented and discussed.  There will also be an opportunity to write and share a short piece based on the material.  This program is open to anyone with an interest in the subject; professional training is not required. 

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ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Nancy Gerber received a Ph.D. in English from Rutgers University and taught as a visiting lecturer in English and Women's Studies at Rutgers-Newark for eight years.  She is in the final stages of psychoanalytic training at the Academy of Clinical and Applied Psychoanalysis and completed a Master's degree in psychoanalysis from the Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis.  She works as a therapist in Livingston.  Her books include Losing a Life: A Daughter's Memoir of Caregiving; A Way Out of Nowhere, a newly published collection of short stories, some of which explore themes of mental illness; and We are All Refugees, a chapbook of poems about her experience as the daughter of a refugee from Nazi Germany.  She has published scholarly essays on women's voices of the Holocaust and other topics, as well fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction in a variety of literary journals, including Adanna, Mom Egg Review, and Forge.

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programs for our members and guests.