Pairing Personal Experience with Genre: Memoir, Essays, Autobiographical Fiction, and More

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Pairing Personal Experience with Genre: Memoir, Essays, Autobiographical Fiction, and More

Time: April 15, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm
Location: New Life Presbyterian Church
Street: 5540 Eubank NE
City/Town: Albuquerque
Website or Map: http://www.southwestwriters.c…
Phone: 505-830-6034
Event Type: lecture
Organized By: SouthWest Writers
Latest Activity: Feb 28, 2014

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Speaker: Candace Walsh

 

When beginning a story, how do you decide which genre to pursue? At times, New Mexico Magazine managing editor Candace Walsh’s personal stories have led her to publishing a full-length memoir (NM-AZ Book Award-winning Licking the Spoon: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Identity) and writing an autobiographical fiction novel. She also used their momentum to edit two Seal Press anthologies. Her personal essays regularly show up on the Huffington Post, a powerful publicity creator and sales driver, and numerous anthologies. In this class, Walsh will share advice, tips, and practical exercises to help you pair your personal narrative with the right form. 

SWW members Free/Guests $10/Students $5

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