Dana Shavin’s essays have appeared in Oxford American, Psychology Today, The Sun, Bark, Fourth Genre, Alaska Quarterly Review, The Writer, WritersDigest.com, and others. She has been a Lifestyle columnist for the Chattanooga Times Free Press since 2002, and was the recipient of a MakeWork Literary Arts grant in 2008. Her memoir, The Body Tourist, was published in 2014. She is currently at work on a collection of essays called Dinners With Friends: Togetherness as a Radical Act. A complete list of publications is at Danashavin.com.

Workshop: We are All Strangers here:  Finding Story, Finding Voice