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Memoir and Its Potential Impact

Does your memoir potentially impact those around you (family, friends, colleagues, community)? Does it involve digging at some tough issues? We’ll tackle how writing memoir affects those who appear on the page, including the self. We’ll generate material and read and discuss published work; also, students will have the opportunity to receive instructor critique on their writing. In addition, we’ll examine structure, from the overarching whole to the very building blocks of sentences, working on scene, dialogue, creating an image pattern, the infusion and management of tension, and other important elements of craft.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online until further notice. If there's a possibility that your class might take place in person, you will be notified in advance. Even if classes can be held in person, there will always be a hybrid option to participate via Zoom.

Classes with "Zoom" in the title will be held via Zoom even after our doors open. Classes listed as "Online" will be held on Wet Ink, our platform for asynchronous learning.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Tara Hardy

Class Type: 6 Sessions

Start Date: 09/15/2014

End Date: 10/20/2014

Days of the Week: Monday

Time: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 15

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Tara Hardy

Tara Hardy is the working class queer femme poet who founded Bent, a writing institute for LGBTIQ people in Seattle. She's taught creative writing for fourteen years, and she's served as the Hugo House writer-in-residence. Her first full length book of poems, Bring Down the Chandeliers, was published by Write Bloody Press in the spring, 2011.

Photo by Brian Weiss

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