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Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch

Lidia Yuknavitch
is the author of national best-selling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, the widely acclaimed memoir The Chronology of Water, as well as the novel Dora: A Headcase, and books Allegories Of Violence and The Misfit's Manifesto.

Writers' Camp

Jun 23 - 28, 2019 Begins this weekend
with Samantha Dunn Camp, Lidia Yuknavitch, Pam Houston, Steve Almond & Lynell George

Writers take over the entire Esalen campus during this annual workshop. A tradition begun by best-selling author Cheryl Strayed, Writers' Camp leaders Pam Houston and Samantha Dunn bring together nationally known authors and participants at all levels of writing expertise, who together create a supportive, creative, informative, and inspiring week that's designed to ignite – and re-ignite – your passion for the stories you have to tell.

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