Workshops

Workshops
by Paula J. Newcomer
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Prose and Poetry Workshops Offered for children and adults:

  • POEMS FROM MY CHILDHOOD TRUNK
  • PASSING THE NATURE BASKET: HOW I CAME TO HOLD THIS MEMORY IN MY HAND
  • SNAPSHOT OF MY YOUNGER SELF
  • DREAM ON: WRITING POETRY USING DREAM IMAGERY
  • WRITING ‘FAMOUS POEMS’
  • CUT-UP AND FOUND POETRY
  • JOURNAL WRITING AND THE SPIRITUAL SELF
  • VELCRO AND YOU: NARRATIVE WRITING AT ITS BEST
  • HAIKU MIND: SAMPLING THE SENSES
  • A NOTE PASSED TO SUPERMAN: WRITING ABOUT YOURSELF
  • FROM COCOON TO BUTTERFLY: SPRINGTIME POETRY FOR KIDS
  • SONG OF ONESELF: TRAVELING THE OPEN ROAD OF POETRY
  • MINI MEMOIR CLASS: A MILLION LITTLE PIECES (OF ME)
  • TURNING POINT: WRITING FOR SELF-DISCOVERY

Teaching experiences:
Brookdale College, Lincroft, NJ: Media and Creative Writing courses
Journal writing courses at Freehold Yoga Center, Yoga Bliss, Mary’s Place
K-12 classes in poetry and prose: Lakewood Prep, Howell, NJ
Writing workshop and featured reader: Long Branch Poetry Festival, NJ
Workshop and featured reader: Walt Whitman Poetry Festival, Ocean Grove, NJ
Toms River Young Author’s Day; Tri-County Gifted and Talented Workshop, Manalapan
Brookdale Women’s Center and Community School

Paula Newcomer has been a freelance writer and teacher for more than 30 years, teaching children’s and adult writing workshops at libraries, schools, bookstores and elsewhere. She has published poetry in Barrow Street, Journal of New Jersey Poets, the new renaissance, and others. Her creative nonfiction piece appeared in the literary journal, Kansas City Voices. She has published fiction in The North American Review, Playgirl, Coast, and the Arkansas Review. Her essays and articles have appeared in The New York Times, Yankee magazine, the Mother Earth News, the New Jersey Monthly and others. Paula’s poetry book, TOSSING OFF THE GLOVES is available at her website. Her children’s picture book biography, THE BLUEBERRY GIRL, will be published in June, 2013.

Contact Paula at info@paulajnewcomer.com for prices and to schedule a workshop for your group.