Karen Hamilton Silvestri
Karen leads workshops in Creative Writing, Poetry and Journal Therapy, and Memoir Writing. She has studied genealogy and personal histories since 1987, lecturing and leading workshops on Memoir Writing and Journaling to the community since 1998. Karen holds a BA in English and has studied Literature, Business, and Education at the graduate level. She is a former instructor of English Composition and Reading at Fayetteville Technical Community College in NC and Palm Beach State College in Florida and currently teaches at Robeson Community College in Lumberton, N.C.
Karen is the author of Safe Counsel: Advice on Love & Marriage from the Late 19th Century, Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories, Safe Counsel: A Complete Guide to Health Care and Home Remedies in the Late 1800′s, Safe Counsel: A Complete Guide to Pregnancy and Childcare in the Late 1800′s, The Freelance Writer’s Toolkit, Creative Writing Workbook for Middle and High School,
Summer Learning: Creative Ideas and Tools to Keep Your Child Learning All Summer Long, Writing Your Memoirs Workshop: A Manual for Instructors, Poetry Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students, Fiction Writing Workshop: A Workbook for Students and Short Story Writing: A Workbook for Students
Miss S has been teaching for 10 years. She has taught middle and high school English, and she also teaches part-time at a community college. Miss S is from South Florida and currently lives in N.C. She shares a home with her husband and their chihuahua, Maya.