The TLA Network
supports individuals and organizations that promote forms of the spoken, written, and sung word as a tool for personal and communal transformation. We offer an annual conference The Power of Words; online classes; a global community-building project, One City One Prompt; a scholarly and professional journal Chrysalis and more.
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The Transformative Language Arts Network is registered as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization: all donations are tax-deductible and supportive of our work. Please support our work.
What is TLA?
Transformative Language Arts is an emerging field, profession, and calling focused on changing the world through our words. Transformative Language Artists draw on creative writing, storytelling, singing, performance and more for community building, social change, ecological and spiritual activism, as well as personal and collective healing.
Chrysalis: Journal of Transformative Language Arts
Deadline for next issue: JULY 1.
Submit creative work, narratives of doing TLA, or essays.
The first anthology on TLA in practice and theory, including ample sections on making a living through TLA, is available through Amazon. Get your copy here.
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Category Archives: Writing
“I am not here to teach you anything.” Expressions of confusion flicker across the faces of those circled around me. Wasn’t the very reason they signed up for this workshop to learn something?I continue: “I am here to show you how … Continue reading