Sheila Bender is the founder of Writing It Real, an online community and resource center for those who write from personal experience. Her most recent books are the poetry collection, Behind Us the Way Grows Wider, the prose memoir, A New Theology Turning to Poetry in a Time of Grief, two writing exercise books, Sorrow’s Words: Writing Exercises to Heal Grief, and the book Writing in a Convertible With the Top Down. Her newest edition of her work on writing personal essays is Writing Personal Essays: Shaping and Sharing Your Life Experience.

Upcoming Classes

Class Date/Time
Go Ahead and Make a Scene
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Saturday, Nov 17, 9:00am-4:00pm
The Five-Minute Memoir
Instructor: Sheila Bender
Sunday, Nov 18, 9:00am-4:00pm