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Join us for our year of celebration! We are collaborating with others for Snapdragon Live -- in-person and online readings, and other events!

Reading & Open Mic
     held August 2

Christine will read some of her work and open space to others to share theirs. Though this isn't an editing workshop, she will also offer gentle feedback to those who would like. This is a free event. Sign up today! We will send you the Zoom link 24 hrs before the event.


Christine Beck holds a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing degree from Southern Connecticut State University and is the author of three books of poetry -- Blinding Light (Grayson Books 2013), I’m Dating Myself, (Dancing Girl Press 2015) and Stirred, Not Shaken (Five Oaks Press 2016).


She has also written a book of poetry and prompts designed for writers in 12-step recovery called Beneath the Steps: A Writing Guide for 12-Step Recovery.


Christine Beck has taught creative writing at the university level and in private workshops. She is a former president of the Connecticut Poetry Society and was Poet Laureate of the town of West Hartford, CT from 2015-17. She was poetry editor of The Perch, a journal of poetry, prose and art published by the Yale University Program for Recovery and Mental Health. She is currentlyPERPERCH, She  the Literature Chair of the world service organization of Adult Children of Alcoholics.

Disclaimer: The Word Project and Snapdragon: A Journal of Art & Healing offer these events to explore the intersection of art and healing. We are not counselors and are not providing counseling or a therapy group. We encourage you to seek additional support within your circle should you need it. 

Healing Childhood Trauma:
a reading & open mic with Christine Beck
via Zoom
Sept. 17, 12:00 p.m. EST

Reading & Open Mic
     held June 4

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"The Poetics of Caregiving"
hosted by Jen Edwards

held May 17

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