Sharon Charde, a family and marital therapist for the last twenty two years, has led writing workshops and weekend retreats for women in Lakeville and Block Island, Rhode Island, since l992. She is now teaching a weekly creative writing workshop for incarcerated young women at Touchstone, a residential treatment facility in Litchfield, Ct. She also facilitates a monthly workshop sponsored by the Empowering Young Women Project for local teenagers and the Touchstone girls.
She has studied with Natalie Goldberg and Sharon Olds, and her work has been published in Calyx, A Journal of Art and Literature for Women. Sharon has received an Honorable Mention in the Michael Egan Memorial Poetry Contest, Maryland Poetry Review. She is grandmother and mother to two sons and has lived in Lakeville for over thirty years with her husband John.
You can email Sharon with comments and questions.