Classes

Nonfiction

  • Term: Fall 2022
  • Start Date: October 23, 2022
  • End Date: November 20, 2022
  • Day of Week: Sunday
  • Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
  • Level: Open to all levels
  • Audience: Adult
  • Location: Online
  • Availability: Yes
  • Public Price: $240.00
  • Member Price: $216.00

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Our Stories to Tell: A Memoir Writing Workshop

This class is for students who wish to write—or are already writing—a memoir. Students will read memoirs by established writers such as The Woman Warrior, as well as selections from the teacher’s own work, Mostly True. Students will study the techniques used in memoir, including the use of effective dialogue and tense shifts.

No class on 10/30.

Registration dates:

August 22: Scholarship Donation Day (Learn more.)

August 23: Member registration opens

August 30: General registration opens

Peter Bacho

Peter Bacho

Peter Bacho is the author of seven books: Cebu, Dark Blue Suit, Boxing in Black and White, Nelson’s Run, Entrys, and Leaving Yesler. His latest book, Uncle Rico's Encore, was released earlier this year. His books have received several awards, including the 1992 American Book Award. He is an adjunct professor at The Evergreen State College Tacoma Campus. Bacho was born in Seattle, Washington and grew up in Seattle’s Central District.