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Writing from the Senses by Laura Deutsch will be released by Shambhala on May 13, 2014. Please join us to celebrate the book launch at Book Passage!

Saturday, May 17
Wine reception, 6:30—7:00
Reading at 7:00 p.m.

Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd.
Corte Madera, CA 94923

For additional readings and speaking engagements, click here.

Laura Deutsch is a widely published writer and workshop leader. Her popular retreats, workshops and classes at the University of California at Berkeley, San Francisco State University, Book Passage, Tassajara Zen Mountain Center and other venues focus on both form and content. Her innovative writing exercises spark students’ creativity and help them find the juice in their material. At the same time, as a professional writer and editor, Laura helps writers develop their craft, strengthening and deepening their writing.

Laura’s personal essays and features have appeared in numerous magazines, newspapers and anthologies, including Best Women’s Travel Writing, More magazine, Eating Well, and the Los Angeles Times.


Week and Weekend Writing Retreats
  • Writing Retreat in Tuscany
    This workshop is being postponed to accommodate the launch of Laura's new book, Writing from the Senses. New dates for the Italy retreat will be posted soon.
    For details, click here.
One-Day Classes
  • Writing from the Senses
    Saturday, August 2, 10—4 pm
    Green Gulch Farm
Ongoing Weekly Classes
  • Intermediate-Advanced Class
    Four Tuesdays, Aug. 5—26, 3—5 pm
    Mill Valley
Coaching and Editing
  • Get Into Print - Get your articles and stories published!
  • Creative Writing Coaching - Editing and coaching for pieces of any length, including memoir, fiction, articles and more.

Please email to register.

For more information about workshops and coaching, email or call Laura at 415.388.0900.

Available at all good bookstores

Readings and Speaking Engagements
Classes and Workshops
Writing Retreats in Italy
Writing Retreats in France
Laura's Biography Page

"Laura was terrific—organized and original, a generous and talented teacher. One of the best classes I've taken."
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