Katrina Shawver, author of the award-winning biography Henry: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America, leads a writing workshop in Tempe.
Katrina shares insights, ideas, and some pitfalls to avoid when telling a story of someone beside yourself. Bring an idea for a story or someone whose story you would like to write. Work through ideas for interviewing your character, capturing their voice and spirit, verifying facts, and achieving credibility with a capital "C."
ABOUT THE HOST
- Cost: $25 per person.
- Register below or call 480.730.0205.
KATRINA SHAWVER is an experienced writer, blogger, speaker, and author of the award-winning biography HENRY: A Polish Swimmer's True Story of Friendship from Auschwitz to America
. She holds a BA from the University of Arizona in English/Political Science and began her writing career by penning columns for the Arizona Republic
for more than eleven years. She spent fifteen years researching WWII, Poland, Auschwitz, and the Holocaust to write the story of Henry Zguda, someone she met strictly by chance while writing for the newspaper. HENRY
has earned high praise and won awards in the US, UK, and Italy, including the 2018 IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award – Silver for Biography.