Never a Belle: Southern Women Writers

Location, location … and the people that live in and act upon it. What would stories be without them? Where would readers be without the Southern writers to deliver those images and voices to them! Erskine Caldwell said as much when he credited the southern tradition of oral story telling wherein every little incident can be the germ of a story to be written. And who better to tell a story than a woman who, by social position, if not by nature, is a listener. Starting with an overview and a few poems, participants will read and explore short stories by Kingsolver, Welty, Hurston, Smith and Chopin.


Eva Hagenhofer

While raising her children, Hagenhofer completed a B.S. in Adult Literacy, left factory work and began teaching. After earning a master’s degree focused on Multicultural Education, she wrote curricula and taught writing, literature and urban education at Milwaukee Area Technical ... read more

Date: 4 Wed, Nov 15-Dec 13, 2023

Delivery Method: In-person With Livestream

Time: 12:30-1:45pm CT

Location: UWM Hefter Conference Center or view on Zoom

Instructor: Eva Hagenhofer

Fee: $25

Enrollment Limit: 40

Program Number: FALL:148

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