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Bronx Memoir Project Workshop – On Location: Bronx Stand Up!
March 23 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
One of the best ways to bring a reader into the world of your writing is to create an immersive setting. In this workshop, we will look at different techniques for establishing a sense of place, both by capturing concrete details of an environment and by focusing on the ways that place influences voice, character, and form. The goal of this workshop is to go beyond thinking of place as mere background and instead explore how much of an integral role it can play in a piece of writing.
About JD Debris ( Instructor)
JD Debris bridges the written word and the world of music in his work. His writing appears in journals such as Apogee, Crab Orchard Review, and Acentos Review, and he has released a chapbook of poetry called Sparring (Salem State University Press, 2018) and an album of original songs called Black Market Organs (Simple Truth Records, 2016). Coming straight out of East Boston, MA, he now makes his home in the greatest city in the world, Jersey City, NJ.