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Mr. Natural

1901 East Cesar Chavez Street

Austin, TX 78702

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Workshop #1:
In this workshop, you’ll think about the role that a business district can play in shaping the stories of its inhabitants. Led by Badgerdog teaching artist Nick Almeida, this workshop explores the places that make us who we are as individuals and as a community. Focusing on elements of creative nonfiction, you’ll leave with a personal essay that celebrates who you are within the context of the East César Chávez District. This workshop is free and open to the public, age 14 and up.

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Through this creative writing workshop series, you’ll explore the culture, commerce and community of the East César Chávez Business District. Rooted in place and inspired by the literary legacy of César Chávez, this workshop series seeks to highlight personal stories of community members within the business district. In creating stories, poems, and short interviews that reflect your unique perspective, you become part of a broader community connected to the rich heritage of the business district. You’ll also be invited to submit your writing for publication in the forthcoming East César Chávez Business District Field Guide, which will serve as a resource guide for the business district.

This workshop is a project of the East César Chávez Merchant Association in partnership with The Library Foundation's Badgerdog Creative Writing Program, The City of Austin Economic Department Souly Austin Program, and Public City.

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