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Yearlong Advanced Memoir Workshop

Each meeting we will workshop two student chapters in the first hour. In the second hour we will have a 30-minute prompted writing time and 30 minutes for focused small group work. Students will also have the opportunity to discuss writing topics and set weekly goals on class bulletin board. At the end of the year, students may attend the annual Hugo House Publishing Intensive.

Prerequisite: Yearlong in Memoir, Yearlong in Prose, Book Lab, or instructor permission.

Class dates: Sep. 17, Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 17, Jan. 14, Feb. 18, Mar. 18, Apr. 15, May 20.

Registration is by application only. Please submit an application here. The application will open August 17th.

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: Theo Nestor

Class Type: 9 sessions

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Term: Fall 2020

Start Date: 09/17/2020

End Date: 05/20/2021

Days of the Week: Thursday

Time: 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 16

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Theo Nestor

Theo Pauline Nestor is the author of Writing Is My Drink: A Writer’s Story of Finding Her Voice (And a Guide to How You Can Too) (Simon & Schuster, 2013) and How to Sleep Alone in a King-Size Bed: A Memoir of Starting Over (Crown, 2008). Nestor has taught the memoir certificate course for the University of Washington’s Professional & Continuing Education program since 2006.

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