Instructor: Jasmin Darznik
Cost: $55 Members | $60 Non-Members
Saturday, November 3, 2012 | 9:00am-1:00pm
Have you always wanted to write your family's story but don't know where to begin? Wonder what it takes to create an engaging memoir drawn from your personal history? Jasmin Darznik, author of the New York Times bestselling memoir The Good Daughter, will lead you through all the vital elements of writing your family memoir: finding your story, writing about family members, crafting scenes, and the relationship of facts to truth. She'll also explain what it takes to get your memoir published. There will be in-class exercises and assignments. Writers of fiction and essays are welcome, too.
Jasmin Darznik is the New York Times bestselling author of The Good Daughter : A Memoir of My Mother's Hidden Life. She was born in Tehran, Iran and received her Ph.D. in English from Princeton University. An award-winning essayist, short story writer, and memoirist, Jasmin's writing has appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, and other publications. She is a professor of English and creative writing at Washington and Lee University and has also taught at UVA.
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