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Continuation: The Past is Everywhere - Memoir Writing Circle

  • Thursday, September 07, 2023
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023
  • 6 sessions
  • Thursday, September 07, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, September 21, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, September 28, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, October 05, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, October 12, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)
  • Thursday, October 19, 2023, 4:00 PM 6:00 PM (EDT)



Writing Circle

Continuation: The Past is Everywhere:
a Memoir Writing Circle


In this hands on writing workshop you will : Find your big story,  understand lessons learned, discover your overarching theme,  establish your time frames, focus on  important events- past and present. We will discuss  the memoir’s imperative- the importance of truth. Samples of memoirs will include memoir letters, dialogues, emails, diaries and excerpts from recent and past memoirs.

Please note the class intervals allow for some weeks in between to read and write. 

June Gould, Ph.D., is the author of The Writer in All of Us: Improving Your Writing through Childhood Memories (EP Dutton), Beyond the Margins: Rethinking the Art and Craft of Writing, and the novel In the Shadow of Trains; and the co-author of Counting the Stones, a book of Holocaust poetry. June has given readings at The 92nd Street Y (NY), The Holocaust Museum (Washington, DC), the Jewish Museum and Yeshiva Museum (NY), and libraries, synagogues, churches, universities, and bookstores throughout the U.S. and in Greece and Canada. She has been an IWWG workshop leader for over 25 years.

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