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Marita Golden Creative Writing Coach


If you are reading this, I know you are probably a writer and I am sure you are an avid reader.

You care about culture and finding community with others who are passionate about ideas, creativity, innovation, and using the arts to bring us closer together. On this blog, I’ll write about writing, share books I am reading, interview writers and cultural leaders, and ask you to share your creative process and discoveries with me. Writing is one of my most important guides through life and a guide to living a meaningful life. A lot of what I know about life I learned because I wrote about it.

In the comments below, tell me about your writing journey and how it has impacted your life.

Marita Golden


Marita Golden is the author of over 20 works of fiction and nonfiction. She is Co-founder and President Emerita of the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Foundation. As a teacher of writing, she has served as a member of the faculties of the MFA Graduate Creative Writing Programs at George Mason University and Virginia Commonwealth University and served as a Distinguished Visiting Writer in the MA Creative Writing Program at John Hopkins University, and at the University of the District of Columbia. She has taught writing workshops nationally and internationally to a variety of constituencies and is a writing coach, workshop presenter, and literary consultant.