News From Terre Haute, Indiana

May 8, 2013

Journal writing workshop coming up at Paris hospital


The Tribune-Star

TERRE HAUTE — Therapeutic writer Nia Klein will conduct a journal writing workshop at the Cancer Friendship Group meeting at 10 a.m. May 21 in conference room B at Paris Community Hospital/Family Medical Center.

A long-time resident of Urbana, Klein is a breast cancer survivor with an interest in therapeutic writing.

She attended graduate school at Eastern Illinois University, where she studied composition and rhetoric to understand how people use language to make sense of their experiences.

Klein currently teaches first-year composition and developmental writing courses at Parkland College in Champaign. She also speaks about the therapeutic aspects of writing.

The Cancer Friendship Group offers a network of encouragement and compassion for all cancer survivors, their family members, friends and caregivers in the community.

For more information, call Carolyn Sutton, at 217-465-2606 or 866-465-4141, Ext. 290.