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All Levels | Thinking of writing a memoir but don’t know where to begin? In the middle of one but unsure where it really opens? If you need to frame (or reframe) your story, this class is for you. Dipping into Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir, we’ll explore the power of first lines, first paragraphs, and first pages. You will learn how to cultivate your voice and discover how urgency is queen.
Class Type: 2 SessionsNonfiction
Start Date: 01/27/2018
End Date: 01/28/2018
Days of the Week: Saturday, Sunday
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Minimum Class Size: 5
Maximum Class Size: 15
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Christine Hemp has aired her work on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition and has performed in theater, music, and with her writing. Her literary awards include a Harvard University Conway Award for Teaching Writing, a Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship for Literature, an Iowa Review Award for Literary Nonfiction, and a Washington State Artist Trust Fellowship for literature. Her collection of poems That Fall was published in 2011. She teaches nonfiction and poetry at the University of Iowa Summer Writing Festival.