Smart bets: Ariel Gore

“My work as a writer, whether I’m focused on memoir or fiction or personal essay, is to keep on pushing out and digging down deeper to get closer to my most authentic voice,” says Ariel Gore. “Sometimes that means finding the word and the courage to tell a deeper truth, and sometimes it means slowing down and paying more attention to the rhythm of my language, to the cadence of my experience.” The author and Hip Mama magazine founder’s upcoming workshop will provide writers of all levels with inspiration and community feedback, pushing each “to a new edge” through experimental immersion. The course ($225) runs Friday-Sunday, March 11-13, at Firestorm Café & Books. There, Gore will also give a free reading of new material and her recent memoir, The End of Eve, on Saturday, March 12, at 6 p.m. Photo by Ana June

About Kat McReynolds
Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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