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Tuesday, October 28, 2008

St. Louis Writers Guild Memoir Writing Workshop

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From the the St. Louis Writers Guild:

"There's still time to sign up for Thomas Larson's workshop, "Writing the Memoir," next Saturday, November 1 from 10 AM until 1 PM at Crestwood Barnes & Noble. Please note that there is a $10 fee for members to cover Larson's travel expenses. You can pay at the door or when you register your attendance on our website, http://www.stlwritersguild.org/

You'll want to remind your "writerly" friends at Missouri Writers Guild,Writers Society of Jefferson County and Saturday Writers that they can also attend for just $10. Non-members of these organizations will pay $15. Larson is an acclaimed memoirist (see below for a brief bio) and this workshop promises to be informative and entertaining. If you've ever considered writing memoir or personal essays, you won't want to miss it. For more details about the workshop or to register, visit http://www.stlwritersguild.org/.

*THOMAS LARSON* is the author of The Memoir and the Memoirist: Reading and Writing Personal Narrative
Ohio University Press / Swallow Press. He lectures and holds workshops on memoir writing throughout the United States. Larson writes personal essays, memoir, feature articles, book reviews, and literary criticism. Since 1999, he has been a contributing writer for the weekly San Diego Reader where he specializes in investigative journalism, narrative nonfiction, and profiles. His writing has appeared in numerous reviews and journals, among them The Gettysburg Review, Southwest Review, Antioch Review, Fourth Genre, Amazon.com/Shorts, the Anchor Essay Annual: The Best of 1997, and Contrary Magazine online. His web site is http://www.thomaslarson.com/. In 2008, Larson has new work in New Letters, Tampa Review, and Cadillac Cicatrix.

-- St. Louis Writers Guild http://www.stlwritersguild.org/

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