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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
7G: Developing Your Memoir FILLING
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In our two hours together we'll attempt to create a version of a model literary community: a thriving ecosystem, as Richard Powers might call it, rather than a monoculture. This is a class for those looking to begin or revive a memoir project. How does one create a signature voice in volatile times? What does it mean to write memoir in 2017? We'll spend the better part of our time reading and thinking about the work of other writers, generating material inspired by those selections. Along the way we'll work hard, have fun, and make sure delight isn’t an enemy to seriousness.

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Paul Lisicky

Paul Lisicky is the author of five books: The Narrow Door (a New York Times Editors' Choice), Unbuilt Projects, The Burning House, Famous Builder, and Lawnboy. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, BuzzFeed, Conjunctions, Ecotone, Fence, The Offing, Ploughshares, Tin House, and... Read More →

Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
St. James Room

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