Stories of Injustice: How to Write About Oppression

Poet Cicely Belle Blain on turning difficult experiences into powerful and inspiring content

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Writing about your own trauma can be incredibly powerful and relatable for readers, but it is a difficult process. Poet, activist and equity consultant Cicely Belle Blain will help you turn your experience of oppression into powerful and inspiring content. As a Black/mixed and queer femme person, Cicely demonstrates how to take stock of your marginalization and how it might affect your writing. They’ll guide you through embracing the vulnerability of talking about your trauma, how to write about oppression for audiences who might not understand your experiences, and staying true to yourself while reaching a wider audience.

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Includes: Live 90-minute class with Q&A; a handy cheat-sheet on writing about oppression; access to watch Replay anytime you want.

How it Works: After checkout, you’ll receive a receipt with a link and password for the live Zoom class. You’ll also receive an emailed reminder with the same information a few hours before the session. After the class you’ll get a password to access the Replay and cheat-sheet.

Accessibility: Closed captioning is auto-generated and subject to error.

About the Instructor Enroll in the Spring Semester Class Catalogue