University of Arizona Campus  •  March 10 - 11, 2018  •  9:30am to 5:30pm
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Jana Lynn Rivers-Norton

Dr. Jana Rivers-Norton has been a college instructor for more than 25 years. She has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology, gender studies, the psychology of creativity and narrative as therapeutic disclosure. Her numerous peer reviewed articles focus on creativity, mythos, trauma and abuse, the literary arts, gender and writing. Dr. Norton currently teaches at Cochise College as a full time faculty in English and Psychology. "The Demeter-Persephone Myth as Writing Ritual" is her second book. Her next book, "Transcending the Tragedy of Medea in Life, Love and the Literary Arts" will be published by Cambridge Scholars Publishing in May 2019.

Scheduled events:
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction
Indie Author Pavilion - Adult Nonfiction (Seats 12)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 11, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Authors: Kathleen DeBoer, Tom Glaser, Mansur Johnson, Alexcis Lopez, Ianthe Mc Guinn, Christina Nealson, Lyn Olsen, Shawanda Randolph, Jana Rivers-Norton, Sheryl Stradling, Kari Wergeland, Debra Williamson

The Demeter-Persephone Myth as Writing Ritual in the Lives of Literary Women
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
January 2017
ISBN 9781443801416
The author will make this book available for sale at the Author Pavilion during the Festival.

"This volume explores the life stories of Elizabeth Bishop, Virginia Woolf, Alice James, and Edith Wharton, whose individuation process mirrored Demeter/Persephone's mythic journey from abduction and rage to purposeful reconciliation. More/less

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