What’s Your Memoir REALLY About?

with Jennifer Haupt

Genres: Nonfiction, Memoir

Online

Open to all levels

5 Sessions

Start Date: November 8, 2023
End Date: December 13, 2023
No Class: (skip days) 11/22/2023
Day of Week: Wednesday
Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm PT
Capacity: 10 seats
Member Price: $243.00
General Price: $270.00

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Perhaps the trickiest part of structuring a memoir is figuring out the container for your story. What's the driving question? What are the main events and, just as important, what doesn't belong in your book? Answer these questions and more during this generative class that includes workshopping the first ten pages of your memoir. You'll leave with a better understanding of where your story begins and a clear path to the finish line!

No class dates: 11/22/2023

Registration dates: 

August 7: Scholarship Donation Day

August 8: Member registration opens at 10:30 am

August 15: General registration opens at 10:30 am

August 21: Last day of Early Bird pricing

Jennifer Haupt

Jennifer Haupt

she/her

Jennifer Haupt is the author of the novels In the Shadow of 10,000 Hills and Come As You Are. She was awarded the 2021 Washington State Book Award for General Nonfiction as the editor of Alone Together: Love, Grief, and Comfort in the Time of COVID-19. Her essays and articles have been published in O, The Oprah MagazinePsychology TodayThe RumpusThe Sun, and many other publications. She teaches at Hugo House and elsewhere.  

Website: jenniferhaupt.com

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