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Writers Workshops

Memoir 2017-107

Course #2017-107
Tuesdays Starting January 17 6:00 pm–9:00 pm running 10 weeks
Cost: $345 Instructor: Emily Fox Gordon
This workshop is full

Where

Inprint House
1520 W Main St
Houston, TX 77006 United States
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RETRIEVING LOST WORLDS

Memoirists are often accused of self-absorption, but memoirs need not be only about the self. They can also be about the world — or worlds — that each one of us contains. These constellations of people, places and times are precious in their particularity and should be rescued from historical erasure. We can save them by committing them to the page. In this workshop we’ll look at examples of lost worlds that have been captured in memoir and memoir-essays, and we’ll work on reconstructing some of our own.

About the instructor

EMILY FOX GORDON is the author of two memoirs, Mockingbird Years: A Life In and Out of Therapy and Are You Happy: A Childhood Remembered. Her first novel, It Will Come to Me, was published in 2009, and a collection of her personal essays, Book of Days, in 2010.

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