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Sunday, May 1 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
10C: Who Am I As a Writer? LIMITED

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Who am I? Not only is it a topic that philosophers and rock 'n' roll poets have wrestled with for millennia, it's also the primary concern of personal essayists, who must find a way to capture their truest self on the page. Am I funny? Am I a tearjerker, or a jerk on a tear? In this guided writing session, students will be led through a series of exercises that will help them discover their voice on the page while looking at a single personal essay topic of their choice from multiple perspectives. The goal is to complete several writing exercises that will help them find the best means of turning the stories of their lives into compelling, dynamic prose.

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Sarah Tomlinson

Sarah Tomlinson has more than a decade of experience as a ghostwriter, journalist, music critic, writer, and editor. She is the author of the father-daughter memoir, Good Girl, which was released by Gallery Books (Simon & Schuster) in 2015. She has ghostwritten or co-written thirteen books, including The New York Times bestseller, Fast Girl, with Suzy Favor Hamilton, and two un-credited New York Times bestsellers. Her music criticism... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Cabot Room

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