Where Your Story Starts: Doubt & Disequilibrium [Steve Almond]
All Levels | Too often in our lives (off the page and on) we seek refuge in a sense of assurance and psychological stability. But our most intense and lasting experiences are ones that involve doubt and disequilibrium. So what happens when we focus on those moments, when we allow ourselves to return to those lost weeks and months and years? Looking at the work of Charles D’Ambrosio, Lorrie Moore, Cheryl Strayed, and others, we’ll dig deep into this troubled terrain, and use an in-class writing assignment to discover what truths we can reveal.