Karen Silvestri leads workshops in Creative Writing, Poetry and Journal Therapy, and Memoir Writing. She has studied genealogy and personal histories since 1987, lecturing and leading workshops on Memoir Writing and Journaling to the community since 1998. Karen holds a BA in English and has studied Literature, Business, and Education at the graduate level. She is an instructor of English Composition and Reading at several community colleges, and a graduate student in the MFA Creative Writing program at UNCW. Karen owns and operates Karenzo Media, which provides services and publishing for indie authors.
This book describes easy to follow directions for creating poems that touch the heart. It includes writing exercises and prompts for traditional poems like the cinquain and haiku and more modern poetry like generated poems and found poetry.