Comedic Memoir

with Margot Leitman

Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

Online

Open to all levels

1 Session

Start Date: April 23, 2022
End Date: April 23, 2022
Day of Week: Saturday
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm PT
Capacity: 15 seats
Member Price: $81.00
General Price: $90.00

UPDATE: This class will now take place on 4/23. This has been updated from the print catalog.

All Levels | Join the author of the comedic memoir Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase, Margot Leitman, as she guides you through refining what is funny, specific, unique, and timely about your story. You’ll learn some overall principles of memoir writing, pitch and refine your memoir idea with the group, learn the publishing process of memoir, and leave with ideas of where to begin those important sample chapters.

Margot Leitman

Margot Leitman

she/her

Margot Leitman is an award-winning storyteller, best-selling author, speaker and teacher. A former story scout for "This American Life," she is considered a leading expert in the growing field of storytelling. Leitman has written two books on the subject: the best-selling, Long Story Short: The Only Storytelling Guide You'll Ever Need and her latest What’s Your Story? A Workbook For the Storyteller in All of Us both from Sasquatch Books. Her comedic memoir, Gawky: Tales of an Extra Long Awkward Phase is available from Seal Press/Perseus Books

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