Mindful Writing: A Conversation with Alexandria Peary
Host: Dr. Marianela Medrano
What a Word is Worth Podcast: Conversations with Creative People on Collective Healing Using Innovative Means
This episode is a lively conversation with poet and professor Dr. Alexandria Peary. Here is more about our guest: Alexandria Peary (MFA, MFA, PhD) serves as New Hampshire Poet Laureate. She is the author of nine books, including Control Bird Alt Delete, Prolific Moment: Theory and Practice of Mindfulness for Writing, and Battle of Silicon Valley at Daybreak. The recipient of a 2020 Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowship, her work has received the Iowa Poetry Prize; Best of NH (for inspiring artist); several Pushcart and Best of the Net nominations; and Notable Essay in Best American Nonfiction. She specializes in mindful writing and gives talks and workshops on the topic, including a webcast for National Novel Writing Month; a TEDx talk, “How Mindfulness Can Transform the Way You Write”; and the 2021 keynote for the Secondary School Writing Centers Association. Alexandria is the architect and host of the popular webinar on mindful writing for the National Council of Teachers of English.
"Happy Martin Luther King Day: Holding a Jewel of meditation looking into one's own mind, Buddha statue in the lotus mudra, snow, Broadview, Seattle, Washington, USA, Saha Planet Earth, 'Tolerable' (Sanskrit Saha, 'Tolerable' as in 'barely tolerable')" by Wonderlane is marked with CC0 1.0