Writing Memoir/Writing History: Using Context, Family Documents, and Imagination – Spring 2021

We need to expand our understanding of memoir; it is actually the writing of history from often ignored points of view. From researching a time period, to fearlessly making use of family letters and other papers, to unfettering your imagination to fill in the blanks, this writing intensive will inspire you to make your memoir more interesting and to take your writing more seriously. For intermediate/advanced levels.

Sallie Bingham is an American author, playwright, poet, teacher, feminist activist, and philanthropist. Her most recent books (2020) are The Silver Swan: In Search of Doris Duke (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) and Treason: A Sallie Bingham Reader (Sarabande Books).

Start Date
Monday, April 19th
This class meets daily, Monday through Friday, for one week.
April 19th - April 23rd
2:30pm - 5:30pm

Sallie Bingham


We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

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