The Transformative Language Arts 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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What Is Transformative Language Arts?
TLA is an emerging field, profession, and calling that acknowledges and supports the power of the spoken, written, and sung word to encourage community-building, cultural shifts, health and healing, liberation, and celebration. Read "Why I'm a Transformative Language Artist" by Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg in the Huffington Post.
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Help the TLA Network support our new stories for how we live, make our livings, serve others, heal, create, and celebrate ourselves and our communities.
The Power of Words: A TLA ReaderThe first anthology on TLA in practice and theory, including ample sections on making a living through TLA, is available through the TLA Network. 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