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august, 2023

24aug6:00 pm7:00 pmWrite Night! w/ Mary Coday Edwards6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Flagstaff, 1520 S Riordan Ranch St.


Event Details


Free every 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6 PM!

Sit in the cafe with local writers for a night of generative writing prompts, discussion, and time to write and find resources for publishing, etc led by local writers. What’s a writer without their coffee? Local writer host to be announced via social media every month. 

In this week’s, Mary Coday Edwads tackles writing the hard stuff in a memoir or an essay.
You want to write your story, including trauma. How to avoid lawsuits? And family estrangements? In this workshop we will:
· address those questions
· discuss how to write through the pain
· allow time for a writing exercise

Flagstaff author Mary Coday Edwards is a 2023 Nautilus Book Awards Silver medalist in the Travel Memoir category for her book, “To Travel Well, Travel Light; An Adventure Memoir of Living Abroad and Letting Go of Life’s Trappings: Material Possessions, Cultural Blinders, and a Patriarchal Christian Worldview.”

The core mission of Nautilus Book Awards is to celebrate and honor books that support conscious living, green values, wellness, social change and social justice, and spiritual growth.

Of the twenty years Mary lived abroad with her family, eight were in Pakistan, where she worked in Afghan refugee post-conflict repatriation and reconstruction projects. She is an internationally published author and worked as an editor for English daily newspapers in Jakarta and Mexico. With her BS in engineering technology, an MA in energy and environmental studies, and post-grad studies in ecological justice, abroad she worked and wrote on environmental sustainability issues at both global and local levels.

Upon returning to the US after living in Asia, Southeast Asia, East Africa, and Latin America, she became a trained spiritual facilitator and a nonsectarian ordained minister through Denver’s People House, where she has been a regular blogger for more than six years.


(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Bookmans Entertainment Exchange Flagstaff

1520 S Riordan Ranch St.

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