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with Victoria Buitron

 

To write about our lives is to reach into the seeds of our past and make them rebloom on the page. Do you feel compelled to write about your life but are not sure how to start? Or how to continue cultivating those small seeds? We all start somewhere, and in this Introduction to Memoir workshop, we’ll develop a foundation regarding narrative structure, pacing, and how to be an investigator of our past through a literary lens—all while considering the personal and publishing goals of each attendee. Each week, we’ll share our work in a welcoming environment and weave in craft for new and beginning memoir writers.

 

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WHERE:
Online via Zoom
TIME:
6-8pm EDT
DATES:

7 Tuesdays

Sept. 10, 17, 24, Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22

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LIMITED TO 7 STUDENTS

For more information, call 203.227.3250 or email info@WestportWriters.org

 

About the instructor...

Victoria Buitron is an award-winning writer who hails from Ecuador and resides in Connecticut. She received an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairfield University and her debut memoir-in-essays, A Body Across Two Hemispheres, was the 2021 Fairfield Book Prize winner. A VONA fellow, her work has been selected for 2022’s Best Small Fictions and Wigleaf’s Top 50. Her work has been supported by organizations such as Grub Street, Sundress Academy for the Arts, Tin House, and Craigardan. In 2023, she received the Artistic Excellence Award from the Connecticut Office of the Arts, which also receives funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), a federal agency.

 

Introduction to Memoir with Victoria Buitron - ONLINE

SKU: N121-fall24-tues
$420.00Price
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