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Memoir Writing Workshop with Michel Marriott (1 Session)
Friday, August 10, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
*Special Introduction to Memoir Writing
Do you have a story to tell the world? Anyone interested in writing everything from autobiographies to the intimately personal memoir should participate in this special introductory workshop. Research, interviews and soul searching are some of the ingredients that make-up the journey of a good memoir or biography. Get some basic tips before starting your journey! Specific writing exercises will be used to help you tap into your creativity and work past writer’s block. This is a one-session summer intensive workshop. Instructor: Michel Marriott. Registration Fee: $20.
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Michel Marriott: For much of the last 20 years, Michel Marriott had been a staff writer at The New York Times. He has covered numerous beats, including New York’s City Hall, national education, urban poverty and drug abuse, as well the racial and ethnic conflagrations of the Los Angeles and Miami riots. Beginning in 1998, Michel began to write exclusively about high-technology for the newspaper’s weekly Tech section, Circuits, and continues – as a contract writer -- to write about the impact of consumer electronics on American culture. Michel’s work has been twice nominated for the Pulitzer Prize.
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African Voices Magazine
African Voices is a non-profit literary arts magazine devoted to publishing and presenting work by artists of color. Founded in 1992, African Voices will celebrate its 20th year anniversary in 2012. The magazine has published more than 700 writers since its inception.