Glimpses of My Past: A 7-Week Memoir Workshop
This workshop will follow the model of visual and literary artist Janet Malcolm’s autobiographical article for the New Yorker, inspired by photographs of her past. The first session will include a discussion about the article and writing prompts to get started. Over the next six weeks, participants will write and workshop brief autobiographical “sketches” based on 5-6 personal photos.
Glimpses of My Past: A 7-Week Memoir Workshop. Teens & Adults. All experience levels welcome. Tuesdays, March 17-April 28, 6:30-8:00 p.m., St. John’s Episcopal Church, 323 Wick Ave. Course fee: $25 (pay at first workshop). Need-based scholarships are available. Register here. Registration deadline March 7.
Meet the teaching artist: Mari Alschuler is a poet and writer who earned her MFA in Poetry from Columbia University. She is an Associate Professor of Social Work at YSU. Mari is a Poetry Therapy Practitioner and Psychotherapist in a private practice in Poland. Her poems and short stories have been published in anthologies and national literary journals. She trains people to become poetry therapists internationally.