NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | Writing Class Offered!


Hi All,

Wendy Brown-Baez, former TCDP neighborhood correspondent, loves North Minneapolis and lived North Minneapolis until just recently.  As her way of continuing to contribute to our neighborhood, she is teaching a writing class through Community Education at Patrick Henry High.  You need not be a writer to join this writing workshop. Check it out:

Jewels in the Compost
Simple techniques of spontaneous free writing and short readings will be used to access the writer’s inner voice as all gain fresh perspectives on life finding courage and hope to move forward. Open to all levels of writers:

Schedule: 6 sessions; April 18th to May 23rd;  Mondays, 6:00-8:00 pm
Tuition:     $40.00
Location:  Patrick Henry High School, 612-668-1922, 4320 Newton Ave, Mpls MN 55412
Register: under Writing Classes

Wendy is passionate about leading workshops for those who don’t think they can write but have a story to tell.  She hopes this workshop will encourage participants to see what we all have in common and how to find pearls of wisdom during rough times.

Feel free to contact Wendy with any questions.  You can also find out more on her website

Ms. Brown-Baez has taught writing workshops for 16 years, including the Women & Spirituality Conference at MN State U, A Celebration of Women on Madeline Island, Celebrate Yourself women’s retreat and at Amazon Bookstores. She received 2008 & 2009 McKnight grants through COMPAS to hold writing workshops for at risk youth. Wendy has published prose and poetry in numerous literary journals, and has published a book of poetry titled “Transparencies of Light” through Finishing Line Press ( She served as a facilitator for the Life-Monologue process and as a WINGS mentor through Intermedia Arts.

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