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WestportWRITES: Introductory Memoir Writing Workshop

November 1, 2022 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm EDT

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Mary-Lou Weisman, the teacher

Are you a beginning writer who wants to improve your craft? Mary-Lou Weisman, bestselling author, personal essayist and memoir writer, offers a six-session workshop that includes instruction, writing exercises, collaboration and development of your own work. The six sessions will be Tuesdays, October 11 through November 15 from 12:30-2:30 pm in Room 216.

Register online; limited to 10 participants. Registration will open on Monday, August 15.
Materials fee, $15.
Note: Participants must have computers and be able to send and receive emails and print out documents. Because there is usually a waiting list, acceptance is contingent on your intention to attend all classes.

This course is intended for beginning writers. If you are interested in her Advanced Writing Workshop, click here.

Resources for writers.

Weisman has written three memoirs (Playing House in Provence, Intensive Care and Traveling While Married); a biography (Al Jaffee's Mad Life); and a bestselling humor book (My Middle-aged Baby Book.). As an adjunct professor, she has taught writing, both memoir and personal essay, at The New School, New York University, Manhattanville College, and at both Westport and Norwalk Continuing Education programs.

Resources for Writers



November 1, 2022
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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Room 216, McCall Room,The Westport Library
20 Jesup Road
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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