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Nine-Month Memoir Intensive

Sept 25,2021 - May 21, 2022
Saturdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm Pacific Time (29 class meetings)
online via Zoom

$1450

This class begins in September, with the goal of finishing a complete draft of a memoir by June. Participants do not need to be published writers; however, they should have some experience with elements of memoir, including character, setting, dialogue and scene, and have a clear project in mind that they will devote nine months to. They should also be comfortable in a workshop setting, giving and receiving criticism on works in progress.

Download syllabus here.

Contact Susan Moore at susan@literary-arts.org with questions.

Access Program
We want our writing classes to be accessible to everyone, regardless of income and background. We understand that our tuition structure can present obstacles for some people. Our Access Program offers writing class registrations at a reduced rate. The access program for writing classes covers 60% of the class tuition. Most writing classses have at least one access spot available. Contact Susan Moore at susan@literary-arts.org if you would like to take a writing class at the Access Rate.

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9 month Memoir Intensive
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Jay Ponteri

Jay Ponteri’s memoir, Wedlocked, was published by Hawthorne Books and received the 2014 Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again, was published by Future Tense Books. LOBE is forthcoming in 2021 by Widow Orphan Books. He directs the Low-Residency MFA Program at PNCA.
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