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. literarykitchen.com. Photo by Ana June

SHARE
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

Before you comment

The comments section is here to provide a platform for civil dialogue on the issues we face together as a local community. Xpress is committed to offering this platform for all voices, but when the tone of the discussion gets nasty or strays off topic, we believe many people choose not to participate. Xpress editors are determined to moderate comments to ensure a constructive interchange is maintained. All comments judged not to be in keeping with the spirit of civil discourse will be removed and repeat violators will be banned. See here for our terms of service. Thank you for being part of this effort to promote respectful discussion.

Leave a Reply

To leave a reply you may Login with your Mountain Xpress account, connect socially or enter your name and e-mail. Your e-mail address will not be published. All fields are required.