Can you believe it? This program is free. Everybody Reads Bookstore in Lansing Michigan is hosting HerStories, a celebration of Womenâ€™s History Month and writing, for four Saturdays in March. The programs will focus on stories by and about women and include storytelling, writing workshops and author events. There will also be several writing workshops with area writers and a final Benefit Show and Open Mike for the Womenâ€™s Center of Greater Lansing. For more details on the programs and to pre-register for the writing workshops click here. The magazine, Greater Lansing Woman, will publish one submission from the workshop participants.
Authors include Andrea King Collier (â€œStill with Me: A Daughterâ€™s Journey of Love and Lossâ€), Marilyn Mayer Culpepper (â€œNever Will We Forget: Oral Histories of World War IIâ€) and Virginia Law Burns (â€œBold Women in Michiganâ€).
Primary organizer of the event Melissa Dey Hasbrook said the event is â€œa great opportunity to join words and peopleâ€.
â€œThis event will be a first-step into writing women back into history,â€ she said.