Tucson Festival of Books

Workshop: Writing the Body


When we write about bodies, we write about the parts of ourselves that we all have in common. Privacy is relinquished and a common ground created, a material reality that links reader and writer. How do we do that in a way that is effective, morally and ethically sound, protective of our own mental health and dignity, and, dare to dream, profound?


Panelist
Margo Steines

A former New York homesteader, high-rise welder on a New York construction crew, and professional dominatrix, Margo Steines' life story is far more interesting than most. Fortunately, she shares that story—and reflects on lessons learned—in her new memoir, "Brutalities: A Love Story....

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Book:
Brutalities: A Love Story
A Love Story
Margo Steines
Memoir / Essays / Creative Nonfiction
W. W. Norton, Incorporated
October 2023
ISBN 9781324050872
288 pages
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