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Memoir as Collage

We will explore memoirs that are told in a nonlinear, lyrical, fragmented fashion. Each week, we will read excerpts from writers such as Lidia Yuknavitch, Abigail Thomas, Nick Flynn, and Sarah Manguso, examining how they weave together their memories, themes, metaphors, and multiple point of views into a rich, complex whole. We will also explore the potential theme(s) and structures that exist in our own memoirs-in-progress by utilizing in-class freewriting, discussion, and a respectful workshopping process.

Instructor: Anne Liu Kellor

Class Type: 8 Sessions

Start Date: 07/14/2016

End Date: 09/01/2016

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Anne Liu Kellor

Anne Liu Kellor has received support from Hedgebrook, 4Culture, and Jack Straw, and taught creative nonfiction since 2006. Her essays have appeared in publications such as Waking Up American (Seal Press) and the Los Angeles Review.

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