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Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography

Oct 8-12, 2017

A short course with Dan Wakefield and Emily Savin
$710/shared room; $790/private room; $460/commuter

Limited to 16.

If you are seeking financial assistance to participate in this program, please click on the link for our Financial Assistance Application form, below. Do NOT register online.

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610-566-4507, ext. 137

Financial aid may be available. If you are seeking funds to participate in this program, click to review and complete our Financial Assistance Application and a Pendle Hill staff member will follow-up with you shortly (please do NOT register online). Thank you for your interest.

Evocative exercises and group sharing in a nurturing setting allow us to remember and write about the most meaningful parts of our life’s journey. Re-experiencing events from our past, we gain fresh perspective and appreciation for the richness of our lives. We will write of our experiences at crucial turning points and share our stories in small groups. Come with openness to the process, and leave with stories of your spiritual journey and appreciation for the sacred work of writing and sharing them.


Dan Wakefield is a novelist, journalist, and screenwriter, whose best-selling novels Going All the Way and Starting Over were made into major motion pictures. Bill Moyers called Dan’s Returning: A Spiritual Journey, “one of the most important memoirs of the spirit I have ever read.” Dan’s The Story of Your Life: Writing a Spiritual Autobiography and Releasing the Creative Spirit are the basis of popular workshops he leads throughout the United States and abroad. His website is

Emily SavinEmily Savin is a writer, writing workshop leader, and political organizer. A former associate director of Amherst Writers & Artists, she leads writing workshops that build community, confidence, and craft for writers at all levels of experience. She holds a degree in creative writing from the University of Pennsylvania.

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