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Sunday, May 7 • 10:00am - 11:15am
9H: Five Pillars of Place: Setting in Memoir
Limited Capacity seats available

World-building is just as important in memoir as it is in fiction, and often it can prove to be more difficult when we're bound by the limits of our memories. Through a close reading of select texts and a few exercises, we'll discuss five useful methods to capture place on the page.

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Amy Jo Burns

Author, CINDERLAND, All-Conference Read in Nonfiction
Amy Jo Burns is the author of Cinderland, and her work has appeared in Salon, Good Housekeeping, Jezebel, The Rumpus, and Roxane Gay's forthcoming anthology, Not That Bad. A graduate of Cornell University and Hunter College's MFA program, Amy Jo currently writes for Ploughshares ... Read More →


Sunday May 7, 2017 10:00am - 11:15am
Beacon Hill Room