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Community Program: How to Write a Family Portrait

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am PST

Tell the stories that have preoccupied, amused, and defined your family for generations.   In this hour- long generative writing workshop, essayist Kristen Millares Young will use guided prompts and discussions to help you plan, write, and revise your family stories. By reflecting on intimate truths, we can redefine how we think about ourselves and our kin, contribute to our communities, and spark vital conversations.  

Kristen Millares Young (she/her) is a journalist, essayist, and author. Her novel Subduction was a winner of the Nautilus and IPPY awards, as well as a finalist for two International Latino Book Awards and Foreword Indies Book of the Year. She is also the editor of Seismic. Millares Young was the researcher for the New York Times team behind “Snow Fall,” which won a Pulitzer. Her essays, reviews, and investigations appear in the Washington Post, the Guardian, and anthologies such as Alone Together. Millares Young lives in Seattle.


January 20
10:00 am - 11:30 am PST


Woodinville Heritage Society
Humanities Washington


Brightwater Education Center
22505 State Route 9
Woodinville, WA 98072 United States
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