WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

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WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers an introduction to memoir writing.

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The Westport Library 20 Jesup Road Westport, CT 06880

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Are you a  beginning writer who wants to improve your craft? Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers a six-session workshop that includes instruction, writing exercises, collaboration and development of your own work. The six sessions will be Tuesdays, October 11 through November 15 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Room 216 at the Westport Library.

Register online; limited to 10 participants. Materials fee, $15. Note: Because there is usually a waiting list, acceptance is contingent on your intention to attend all classes.

Note: This course is intended for beginning writers.

Weisman has written three memoirs (Intensive Care and Traveling While Married); a biography (Al Jaffee's Mad Life); a bestselling humor book (My Middle-aged Baby Book.); and her newest Playing House in Provence. As an adjunct professor, she has taught writing, both memoir and personal essay, at The New School, New York University, Manhattanville College, and at both Westport and Norwalk Continuing Education programs.