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Truth and Connection:
A Course in Memoir

5 Mondays in July 2024 —
Exact dates will be announced shortly.

Location: Zoom
For adults
Tuition: $250

Memoir is such a valuable pursuit. As readers and listeners, it draws us in a special way because we have the honor of being welcomed into someone’s actual experiences and truthful reflections. As writers, we find ourselves remembering long-forgotten events and, as we write, coming to new understandings of ourselves and the world.
 
No one who can write an essay is too young to write memoir pieces, and no one is too old. Nor does one need special experiences. In this five-week Zoom class, we’ll look at examples and practice techniques that can help us capture vividly our version of experiences. The class will offer encouragement, a safe environment, examples, prompts, very brief writing  sprints, a discussion of common challenges, leads to publication (if desired), leads to further books, websites, and podcasts, and feedback on 25 (double-spaced) pages of your work. In the optional last half-hour, you may share your work and write to more prompts if you wish.

Meet Your Instructor

Lita Kurth is a popular Creator School instructor with many loyal repeat customers. She has taught at Santa Clara University and De Anza College and in many private workshops over many years. She is the author of One Creative Writing Prompt a Day (2024, Callisto Press) and a co-founder of San Jose’s Flash Fiction Forum. She holds
three Master’s degrees, including an MFA. She is a recipient of the Diana Woods Memorial Award for Creative Nonfiction and has received multiple Pushcart and Best of the Net nominations (creative nonfiction and fiction). Sample publications include Lunchticket, The Millions, Rappahannock Review, Atticus Review, Main Street Rag,
Chicago Literati, NewVerseNews, ellipsis…literature and art, Wordrunner,
and more.

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A Course in Memoir
Cost: $250

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