In writing memoir, you are writing the story of one aspect of your life. You are looking to find its meaning. In so doing, you are contributing to the greater meaning of human life.
In this workshop you will look at effective ways to shape life experience into story. There will be examples from the work of contemporary memoirists and guided writing exercise, with suggested steps to start your memoir or to inform the memoir you are presently writing.
Susan Tiberghien, an American writer living in Geneva, Switzerland, has been teaching writing for over twenty years. She is the author of the nonfiction books: Looking for Gold: A Year in Jungian Analysis; Circling to the Center, An Invitation to Silent Prayer; Side by Side, Writing Your Love Story; Footsteps, In Love with a Frenchman; and the best-selling writing book, One Year to a Writing Life, Twelve Lessons to Deepen Every Writer’s Art and Craft. She has published numerous essays in journals and anthologies on both sides of the Atlantic.
Tiberghien teaches at graduate programs, C.G. Jung Centers, Writers’ Centers and Conferences, in the States and in Europe, and at the monthly Geneva Writing Workshops. She has been a workshop director for International Women’s Writing Guild since 1990. An active member of International Pen, she directs the Geneva Writers’ Group and Conferences. She is married, with six adult children and has fifteen wonderful grandchildren.
A ticket is $30.00.