“Finding Your Memoir” Workshop

AUGUST 1-31, 2019

Each of us has many stories to tell. Memoir offers you the chance to deepen and share those stories, focusing on a specific time in your life or a particular theme that organizes your experience.

One of the most exciting aspects of writing a memoir is deciding where and how your unique story begins. That’ll be the focus of “Finding Your Memoir.” Together, we’ll engage in guided weekly writing exercises and you’ll end the workshop with a piece that can become the doorway to your larger project. I’ll work with each workshop participant individually via email.  You’ll send me your writing as a Microsoft Word file attached to your email; I’ll edit and comment on what you send and return it to you. Before the workshop begins, we’ll speak on the phone about your goals for the workshop.

I’ve published three books of memoirs. The best known is My Germany, which explores what Germany, real and imagined, has meant to me as a writer who’s the son of Holocaust survivors.

This workshop runs from August 1-31, 2019 and enrollment is limited to ten participants. To enroll you need to register and pay the workshop fee of $250 (plus an $8 processing fee). Fees are not refundable, but you can apply them to a future workshop if you’re unable to participate after registering.

Please note: You must be 18 or over to register for this workshop.

Register for “Finding Your Memoir” by filling out the form below, and then paying the workshop fee on the following page.