Writers for Recovery offers free writing workshop at Turning Point

BRATTLEBORO — Writers for Recovery (WFR), a Vermont network of free writing workshops for people recovering from addiction, is bringing a 10-week writing workshop to Turning Point of Windham County at 39 Elm St.

The workshop is underwritten by the Brattleboro Retreat. It will run on Monday evenings from 6 to 7:30 p.m., starting Monday, June 5.

Led by fiction writers Gary Lee Miller and Kate Senecal, the workshop is open to anyone interested in using writing to explore their recovery or just to have fun. Sessions are short and are suitable for writers at all levels, including beginners.

The workshop will include a session with a visiting professional writer. At the end of the workshop, the group will hold a public reading from participant work in Brattleboro at a location to be announced.

WFR emphasizes building community around writing and giving and receiving positive feedback. Participants can have their work published on the Writers for Recovery website and in One Imagined Word at a Time, the group's annual anthology. Participants' work can be seen in volumes 1 and 2 of that publication and at

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