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2019 Workshops and Groups

  • Day-long retreats meet from 10:30am-5:30pm; light breakfast offered at 9:45; lunch provided midday
    • Sunday, June 23
    • Sunday, November 24
  • Writing The Flood meets every third Saturday of the month, 1:00-4:30pm (July Flood meets on the 2nd Saturday; no Flood in March)
  • New Offering! Fierce Hunger: This survivors writing circle meets every first Saturday of the month, 12:00-5:00pm
    • January 5: Fierce Hunger – Writing our whole selves
    • February 2: Fierce Hunger – Stories of ferocious hope
    • March 2: Fierce Hunger –  Tell it slant
    • (No Fierce Hunger in April)
    • May 4: Fierce Hunger – At the intersection of trauma and desire
    • June 1: Fierce Hunger – Queer Voices
    • July 6: Fierce Hunger – Writing our whole selves
    • (No Fierce Hunger in August)
    • September 7: Fierce Hunger – Embodied words
    • October 5: Fierce Hunger – Writing our rage
    • November 2: Fierce Hunger – Restorying
    • December 7: Fierce Hunger – Ceremonies & Gratitude
  • Meridian Writers (Wednesday mornings, 9:30am-12pm)
    • Winter session: January 9 – February 27, 2019
    • Spring session: April 24 – June 12, 2019
    • Summer session: August 21 – October 9, 2019
    • Fall session: October 30 – December 18, 2019
  • Dive Deep (Cohorts meet three Thursday evenings of the month, 6:00-9:00pm)
    • First Dive (Jan-April) begins January 11, 2019
    • Second Dive (May-Aug) begins May 9, 2018
    • Third Dive (Sep-Dec) begins September 12, 20189

Upcoming events and appearances:

  • Find Writing Ourselves Whole at the Howard Zin Book Fair on December 2, 2018 from 10am-6pm. San Francisco City College Mission Campus (1125 Valencia Street). This year’s theme is Fighting for the Air We Breathe.

See our Groups Offered page for more details, fee information, and more!


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  6. Hi there! We’ll be meeting in San Francisco, this time a few blocks from Powell St BART. Send me an email at, and I can get you more information —


  7. where does the women’s survivor group meet? I’m looking at the 8 wk session beginning in January. Thx, Trash

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  10. Hi Christina! Thanks so much for checking in — we meet 7:30-9:30pm, every fourth Wednesday (unless otherwise noted) at the Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St., between 9th and 10th. Hope to see you there on Wednesday!

  11. Christina Flinders

    I am very interested in attending the reading circle this Wednesday September 28th. What time does the session start? Thank you!

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