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Memoir as Collage

Intermediate. We will explore personal narratives that are told in a lyrical, fragmented, nonlinear fashion. Each week we will read excerpts from writers such as Pam Houston, Nick Flynn, and Claudia Rankine, examining how they weave together memories, themes, metaphors, genres, and points of view into a rich, complex whole. We will also explore the theme(s) and structure(s) that exist within our own memoirs-in-progress, utilizing in-class free-writes, discussion, and an opportunity to workshop/receive feedback on your work.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through the end of 2020.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Anne Liu Kellor

Class Type: 10 Sessions

Start Date: 04/27/2017

End Date: 06/29/2017

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:10 PM – 9:10 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Anne Liu Kellor

Anne Liu Kellor’s essays have appeared in Longreads, The New England Review, Entropy, Fourth Genre, Normal School, Vela Magazine, Literary Mama, The International Examiner, and more. She has been awarded grants and residencies from Seventh Wave, Hedgebrook, Jack Straw, 4Culture, and Hypatia-in-the-Woods. Her memoir, Heart Radical, is forthcoming in 2021.

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