Dates: Wednesday, September 25 through Wednesday, November 20, 7-9 PM
(We will skip the week of October 9.)

Location: private home in Beacon, please email minkowitz46@gmail.com for location

Beacon writer Donna Minkowitz will teach an 8-week memoir workshop this fall on Wednesday nights starting September 25. The course, which goes until November 20, meets from 7 to 9 PM. The class is focused on craft, particularly on using the five senses, lyricism, emotion, critical insight, and storytelling to create profound and relatable works of personal writing. Each student will get extensive feedback in a supportive atmosphere.  Class size is limited to eight. The fee is $275.

Minkowitz has taught memoir writing for 20 years, at venues including the 92nd Street Y, the New York Writers Workshop,  The Kitchen, and the Mt. Chocorua Writers Workshop. Her recent memoir Growing Up Golem was a finalist for both a Lambda Literary Award and for the Judy Grahn Nonfiction Award, and she won a Lambda Literary Award for her first memoir, Ferocious Romance: What My Encounters with the Right Taught Me about Sex, God, and Fury. Minkowitz has also written for the New York Times Book Review, The Nation, and elsewhere.

To register or for more information: minkowitz46@gmail.com

More info at http://donnaminkowitz.com/writing-classes/

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