Process: Theresa Okokon
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About the Event
This event will take place through Zoom meeting as well as being streamed to Facebook Live and Youtube. A ticket purchase guarantees the ability to ask the lecturer questions directly (in text or through video) as well as priority to have questions answered. The day of the show, ticket holders will receive an email with the meeting’s information.
Using Audio to Edit the Written Word
As a storyteller, the way a piece SOUNDS outloud is super important to me, even if it's a written essay. There are two things I look at for this: 1. Varied and musical sentence structure 2. Using an auto reader app to read me my work aloud
Theresa Okokon is a Wisconsinite living in Boston. She is a nonprofit, professional, a storyteller, and the co-host of WGBH's "Stories From The Stage." An alum of both the Memoir Incubator and Essay Incubator programs at GrubStreet, and she is working on a memoir of essays about memory, family stories, and the death of her father. Theresa's essays (and bathroom selfies!) have appeared in midnight & indigo, Hippocamus, Cognoscenti, and Boston.com. Discover more about Theresa at https://www.instagram.com/ohh.jeezzz
Process is a series of talks with artists and performers who speak to whichever part of their process they choose, with equal time for audience questions and comments.