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Saturday, April 30 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
7C: Lessons from the Memoir Incubator LIMITED

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Each year, GrubStreet’s Memoir Incubator program helps writers develop, deepen, revise, and finish their memoirs—and along the way, we’ve learned a few tricks we’re eager to share with you. Join the instructor of this program as she breaks down a year’s worth of craft concepts into 10 simple lessons you can get started applying to your memoir tomorrow. From situation vs. story, to how to turn real people into characters, to handling time and why you need a narrator, this seminar will provide an extensive overview of the strategies involved in turning life into art. As time allows, we’ll even try our hand at some of these concepts together.

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Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich is the author of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, which will be published by Flatiron Books (Macmillan) in May 2017. It is also forthcoming from publishers internationally. A National Endowment for the Arts fellow and Rona Jaffe Award recipient, she has twice been a fellow at both MacDowell and Yaddo. Her essays appear in The New York Times, Oxford American, Iowa Review, and many other publications, and were... Read More →

Saturday April 30, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Cambridge Room

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