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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop: Mapping Your Memoir
April 11 @ 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Biographies are composed chronologically, but memoir is a poetic and jazzy literary genre that welcomes a creative approach to structure. In this workshop, we’ll learn how a memoir can be structured around patterns, juxtapositions, and connections. We’ll look at some inspiring models and then create a visual map that will help you organize your material.
About Amy Gottlieb ( Instructor)
Amy Gottlieb’s debut novel The Beautiful Possible was a finalist for the Ribalow Prize, Wallant Award, and a National Jewish Book Award. Her fiction and poetry have been published in many journals and anthologies. She has been awarded several BRIO Awards and a Literary Residency and Fellowship from the Bronx Council on the Arts. She teaches at the College of Mount Saint Vincent, at writers’ conferences, and offers private workshops.