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Book Reading at Scarritt-Bennett Center

When: Thursday, June 26th at 7pm
Where: Scarritt-Bennett Center, 1008 19th Avenue South, Nashville, TN 37212

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit


Book Reading at Union Avenue Books - Knoxville, TN

When: Sunday June 29th 2-4 pm
Where: Union Avenue Books, 17 Union Ave, Knoxville, TN 37902

Please join us! "Knoxville native Jennie Chapman Linthorst will do a reading from her new book, Silver Girl, and will lead us through an inspiring writing exercise guaranteed to be a unique, memorable experience for all."

For more info about Union Avenue Books, visit here.


Panel Discussion at International Profectum Conference

Panel discussion from the International Profectum Conference in March 2014. The discussion was titled "I'm Not Going to Lose It" and the parent panel included Jennie Linthorst, Megan Browne, and Marikay Cuthill.

See the entire video on Vimeo here.


Poetry Reading Night with Local Authors

904 Manhattan Ave
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Thursday, January 9th at 7pm

Please come to Pages: A Bookstore for a night of poetry reading featuring three local authors:

Jennie Linthorst 
Jennie is the founder of Life Speaks Poetry Therapy providing insight and guidance for people of all ages seeking an outlet through expressive writing. She will be reading from her new book Silver Girl.

Peter Serchuk 
Peter came for one of our Local Author Nights and we absolutely loved his reading.  His poetry is amazing and fun to listen to. 
April Wayland 
April has been a wonderful patron of the store, but she is known for many things including being a teacher, writer and poet. Many people in the Manhattan Beach community are familiar with her book New Years at the Pier.
For more information click here.



Host a Poetry Salon in Your Own Home!

Invite your friends, family, book clubs, and co-workers to an evening of poetry with Jennie in your own home. Over wine and cheese, Jennie will do a reading from her two books of poetry, and lead you through an inspiring writing exercise guaranteed to be a unique, memorable experience for all.  Contact Jennie at to set up your special evening.


Monthly Expressive Writing Group For Men And Women


Did You Miss the Online Chat?

If you missed the online chat "Insights On Becoming A Published Poet" you can visit the following link to review the entire recording. Please consider joining the mailing list here to be notified of all upcoming events.


A Live Online Chat with Jennie Linthorst

Insights On Becoming A Published Poet

Thursday, January 31, 2013
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Gain insights from Jennie about studying with teacher, poet, editor, and publisher, Stellasue Lee.  Hear how Jennie uses her poetry therapy practice and her study with Lee to publish her poetry in literary magazines and in collections of work.  Jennie will talk about her experience publishing her first book, “Autism Disrupted: A Mother’s Journey of Hope” Free to attend, register here.


A Guided Expressive Writing & Poetry Therapy Group - NEW DATES!


Parent’s Night Out with Special Guest Jennie Linthorst

When: Thursday, July 19th at 7:00 pm
Where: The home of Jennifer Manton, 
633 Sunset Drive, Norcross, GA 30071

Please join The Hirsch Academy for a Parents Night Out with Special Guest Jennie Linthorst from the PBS film, Autistic-Like: Graham’s Story. Jennie will share from her intimate and soulful book of poems, Autism Disrupted: A Mother’s Journey of Hope.  Come meet other parents, drink wine, and engage in a discussion of Jennie’s provocative poems.

The event is free, and open to the public.  Please RSVP to