Massachusetts
Profile Type: Creative Business
Creative Business
Áine Greaney

Creative and wellness writing teacher serving all of New England and beyond.  Dynamic in-person and virtual writing workshops, healthcare and wellness residencies; keynotes and employee wellness presentations. Serving healthcare, social services, hospitals, universities, schools, public libraries, community groups.  Author of five published books and multiple personal essays. Trained teacher (B.Ed., NUI) and master's in English; training in narrative medicine.  Engaging public speaker and keynote presenter on expressive writing, writing and wellness, publishing, personal essays and writing for clinical self-care. MFA faculty on narrative medicine. Keynote speaker. Background and 20 years' experience in healthcare. Presented at three national conferences.  Former workshops for The North Shore Cancer Resource; Pioneer Valley Writers Workshop; The International Women's Writing Guild (over 100 participants); Facing History and Ourselves (Boston and Toronto); Ferry Beach Conference and Retreat Center; Hope Floats Wellness Center, the Youth at Risk Conference (Salem State University) and the Wellesley Public Library. 

Additional Links: 
Writing Your Personal Essay - Workshop
Writing for Employee Wellness

I Have Worked With

  • February 2021

    I led two workshops, "The Artist as Advocate" and "Writing for Stress Relief and Wellness." 

  • May 2020

    Planned and delivered an expressive writing seminar for patients and caregivers at various stages of cancer recovery. 

  • May 2016

    Health and Wellness Writing: Storytelling as a Healing Art. I developed and teach this Master's level course on writing about our physical and mental health and our interactions or experiences within America's healthcare system. 

Pages

  • Creative Business

Contact Information

First Name: 
Áine Greaney,
Job Title/Position: 
Writing workshops, wellness writing, employee trainer
Fax: 
Physical Address: 
XXX XXX
Newburyport, MA 01950
Last Name: 
Writing and Wellness Workshops, Keynotes
Phone: 
978.904.1527
TTY Phone: 

About

Profile Type: 
Creative Business
Primary Discipline: 
Literary Arts - General
Additional Disciplines: 
Humanities - Literature
Literary Arts- Fiction
Literary Arts - Non-Fiction
Literary Arts - Spoken Word
Theater - Storytelling
Populations Served: 
Adults
Businesses
Elders
General Public
Immigrant Populations
Nonprofits
People with Disabilities
Teens
Languages Available: 
French
Gaelic
Institution/Business Type: 
Artist (Individual)
Activities and Services: 
Arts in Healthcare
Professional Development / Training
Residency - Community
Residency - In School
Writing Services
Workshops / Demonstrations / Master Class
Geographic Reach: 
Town / City
County
State
Multi-State Region
National

Affiliations and Accomplishments

Professional Associations: 
National Association of Memoir Writers
American Conference for Irish Studies
International Women's Writers Guild
Education: 
Master's in English
Certificate in narrative medicine. Ongoing education in the arts in healthcare.
Bachelor's in teaching
Awards: 
Best American Essay, 2013
Pushcart Nomination
Women's National Book Awards, Reading Group pick

I am a Touring Artist

Technical Requirements: 
Depends on program and audience
Fee Range Minimum: 
$250
Fee Range Maximum: 
$4,000
State of Residence: 
Massachusetts

I am a Teaching Artist

Teaching Settings: 
Arts and Cultural Center / Venue
Community Site / Center
Corporate Business
Healthcare Facility
Private Studio
School / University
Subject Areas: 
Arts Integration - Health
Arts Integration - History and Social Science
Literature
Ages Served: 
High School-age
College-Age
Adults
Seniors
Certifications / Training: 
Narrative medicine
Fee Range Minimum: 
$250
Fee Range Maximum: 
$2,000