Literary Anthology. Writing. Young Adult. Edited by Karen Taylor. Love, pain, relationships, cravings, neighbors, murder, boredom, mysteries, vegetarians and peacocks are just a few of the subjects inside the pages of LISTEN TO ME: SHARED SECRETS FROM WRITEGIRL. Girls and women reveal deeply personal stories and perspectives in the form of creatively-crafted and spontaneous gems of poetry, fiction, scenes, songs and essays. An entire chapter offers a variety of writing experiments to help you discover and share your own secrets. "WriteGirl is a dazzling chorus of smart, tough, inspired voices of independent-minded young women"--Carol Muske-Dukes.
Keren Taylor is the Executive Director of WriteGirl and Executive Editor of 15 WriteGirl publications, which have collectively won 91 national and international book awards. A poet, songwriter, performer, and visual artist, she has conducted hundreds of creative writing workshops for teens and adults, and has led staff development workshops on literacy programming for the California School-age Consortium, California Department of Education, Los Angeles County Office of Education, Guiding Lights Festival, LA's BEST and the New York Partnership for After School Education, among others. Her poetry has appeared in many literary journals as including SO LUMINOUS THE WILDFLOWERS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF CALIFORNIA POETS from Tebot Bach Press. An assemblage artist and mosaicist, her artwork is featured on the book covers of WriteGirl's award-winning anthologies.Author City: LOS ANGELES, CA USA