What I Am Here to Say: Voice and Purpose in the Personal Essay [Sonora Jha]
All Levels | Why do we disclose our deepest desires and fears in the personal essay? Why would one person’s walk in the city mean anything to someone else? How might one plumb one’s anger to find the hidden vulnerability (or the other way around)? Over these four weeks, we will read some beautiful personal essays and follow some writing prompts to deepen our voice and find our purpose in this dazzling literary form.