“Genie turns our attention to things that matter, radical medicine in a time of lost vision.”—Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul
Written by essayist and memoir writer Genie Zeiger, What Happened Was is a concise introduction to the art of personal writing. In her preface, she discusses the hows and whys of personal writing, words that touch the heart. What follows is a varied collection of her work, each essay accompanied by suggestions on how to explore an archetypal experience in the reader’s own life.
Genie Zeiger is the author of two memoirs, Atta Girl and How I Find Her.
Praise for her previous book How I Find Her "Whether she's mourning her losses or celebrating her blessings, Genie Zeiger's gorgous work breaks my heart and opens my heart."-Sy Safransky, editor The Sun Magazine "To return to strong emotion without sentim