Instructor: Hannah Palmer
Everyone has a story to tell; not everyone writes a memoir. What makes the difference? And what distinguishes a well-written chronicle of the past from a page-turning, must-read that taps into universal themes? Whether you’re just starting the process of recording your memories, or shaping your work for publication, this workshop will help you organize your ideas and elevate your writing. We’ll set goals together, then talk about favorite memoirs and research techniques each week as we workshop our writing.
Class limit is 12.
Biography: Hannah Palmer is a native of Atlanta and the author of the award-winning memoir Flight Path: A Search for Roots beneath the World’s Busiest Airport. A graduate of Agnes Scott College, she earned an MFA in creative writing from Sewanee: The University of the South. Palmer works as a freelance writer and urban designer and regularly contributes popular essays and commentary to publications like Art Papers, Atlanta Magazine, and ATL Studies, exploring the intersection of southern stories and urban landscapes. She lives on the southside of Atlanta with her family where she is currently leading a project called Finding the Flint which seeks to reveal and restore the headwaters of the Flint River, which flow around and under the Atlanta airport.
Contact Information: email@example.com
Date(s): Wednesday. Jan. 9 - Feb. 13
Class time: 7:00p.m. - 9:00p.m.
Type of Class: 6 Week Class
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