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OPEN HOUSE – This Sunday – NEW Season Starts this month!

Voices From War’s FALL 2022 SEASON

REGISTRATION OPEN!

OPEN HOUSE this SUNDAY!

Open House: SUNDAY, SEPT 11, 5pm

RSVP: info@voicesfromwar.org for ZOOM LINK

VoicesFromWar.org/workshop

WEDNESDAY or SATURDAY

Join us this FALL to explore diverse forms of storytelling (through fiction, memoir, poetry), discuss, and work on your own writing. Each season, we welcome recent veterans and those who served years prior, active duty and family members. Come work on your writing in a supportive veteran-focused community, explore your experiences and others, and enhance your writing skills, whether a new writer, or one revising previous work. QUESTIONS? Email: info@voicesfromwar.org

Voices From War has been offering writing workshops for veterans (and family members) since 2013, with two workshop options through the FALL season (Wednesday or Saturday).

REGISTRATION now OPEN
Details:  https://voicesfromwar.org

REMEMBERING 9/11

9/11, and all of those so deeply impacted, is on our minds each year at this time. You can read remarks from Voices From War founder Kara Krauze on the 20th anniversary last year…

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2022: 21 years


Literature and the act of writing, our own stories and others, brought from the shadows, given voice instead of silence, offer opportunities for community, for grace and personal insight, for discussion and shared understanding. The darkest and most difficult realities multiply through silence, whereas giving voice — searching for words, for narrative, for structure from fragments — increases resilience, diminishes shame, and offers opportunities for artistic creation, dialogue, and connection.

You can learn more about our instructors on the Instructors page and check out previous Newsletters HERE.

We are thrilled to have SIOBHAN ADCOCK return to the Voices From War 14Y classroom, with JEREMY WARNEKE continuing in the Bronx (remote) classroom, and welcoming  DUNCAN MURRELL as he joins the Voices From War team!  

Learn more on our Instructors page and through our Newsletters .

Missed our RECENT NEWSLETTERS? Catch up HERE!

Plus SAVE the DATE for our 2022 Winter SHOWCASE! … Sunday, DECEMBER 11, 6pm (online)

NEW Season Starts This WEEK!

Voices From War’s Winter-SPRING 2022 SEASON – Starts THIS WEEK!

VoicesFromWar.org/workshop

WEDNESDAY or SATURDAY

Join us this spring to explore diverse forms of storytelling (through fiction, memoir, poetry), discuss, and work on your own writing. Each season, we welcome recent veterans and those who served years prior, active duty and family members. Come work on your writing in a supportive veteran-focused community, explore your experiences and others, and enhance your writing skills, whether a new writer, or one revising previous work. QUESTIONS? Email: info@voicesfromwar.org

Voices From War has been offering writing workshops for veterans (and family members) since 2013, with two workshop options through the SPRING season (Wednesday or Saturday).

REGISTRATION now OPEN
Details:  https://voicesfromwar.org

You can learn more about our instructors on the Instructors page and check out previous Newsletters HERE.

We are thrilled to have Jeremy Warneke continuing in the Bronx (remote) classroom and to have Nina Semczuk return to the Voices From War 14Y classroom and to welcome Timothy Kudo as he joins the Voices From War team!  

Learn more on our Instructors page and through our Newsletters .

Missed our RECENT NEWSLETTERS? Catch up HERE!

Upcoming EVENTS – Voices From War and friends…

Upcoming EVENTS – Voices From War and friends…

Tuesday, MAY 15th, 2018

6:30 pm Reception  ~  7:00 pm READING

VOICES FROM WAR at the Poets & Writers’

9th Annual

Connecting Cultures Reading

   Including 2 Voices From War readers

Hosted by the Center for Book Arts

28 West 27th St., 3rd Floor, NY, NY  10001

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Sunday, JUNE 3rd, 6:00 pm

Our next Voices From War READING

Voices From War

presents

Veteran Mosaic

6:00 pm ~ Sunday, JUNE 3rd, 2018

Reading and Reception

The Theater at the 14th Street Y – 344 East 14th St., NY, NY  10003

TICKETS available NOW via EVENTBRITE

Click HERE for TICKETS

FREE option or Supporter options available

And stop by our FACEBOOK Event page to show your support there too!

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Other NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

4/27/18: CONFERENCE on  moral injury - "Moral Transformation and War" . . .  Thank you to Hunter College and Professor Christa Acampora for including Voices From War on April 27th - a great group of presentations! Voices From War, director Kara Krauze presented with writer Teresa Fazio. Voices From War:  Bridging Divides: Writing a Kaleidoscope of Experience

Giving Tuesday – Giving Back: Thank You!

On this Giving Tuesday, we want to take a moment to thank all of those who give back through Voices From War year round, as well as those of you who are able to make a donation.

We rely upon passion and dedication from volunteers, our supporters, our participants, and our leadership and instructors, all of us giving to Voices From War because we see the power of veteran stories and community. Writing helps us to better understand, grapple with, and accept our experiences – each of us, as individuals – and writing brings us together. Writing bonds veterans with each other, and brings together veterans and civilians through the power of shared experience, narrative, and the conversations writing and reading generate.

We see this every week in the classroom, a dozen people around a table, and we see it in conversations online and offline. We see it in the interest of civilians in hearing from veterans; and we see the import of veteran stories shared, with not only those who already understand, but also those who might not yet. In the process, we find unexpected commonalities, alongside differences.

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Voices From War (14th St Y) co-instructor Nate Bethea (back row, 3rd from left), next to Craft of War Writing instructor Jeremy Warneke (back, 2nd from left), along with participants at our Nov. 2015 public reading. (photo: Yana Kusayeva)

Thank you to all of our supporters and volunteers. Thank you to our fantastic instructors, Nate Bethea, with whom I’ve had the pleasure and good fortune of teaching alongside these past two years at the 14th Street Y, and Jeremy Warneke, who has become a powerful force teaching our Bronx collaboration, The Craft of War Writing.

 

We cannot do any of this without you – our participants and our supporters and our volunteers, our dedicated instructors, and our contributors.

 

Thank  you to our audience for giving your time and attention, and thank you for those who can make a donation to help support Voices From War’s ongoing programming!

#GivingTuesday

#morevoices

Your voices matter.

You can make a tax-deductible donation through our fiscal sponsor, Fractured Atlas.   Donate now!

And we hope to see you at our WINTER READING on DECEMBER 10th! Details on the Event page.

Thank you to Poets & Writers for helping to support our workshops, and for the chance to share part of my story and why I strive to give back through Voices From War.

Kara

https://www.pw.org/content/from_poets_writers_inc_28

You can also read Voices From War participant Mario Bonifacio‘s powerful essay “Finding Our Voice After War“on the Poets & Writers website:

http://www.pw.org/content/finding_our_voice_after_war?cmnt_all=1

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