Writers in the Mountains will present “First-Person Singular: Writing Memoir and Essays” with Sari Botton, March 15 to April 19. The class will be held Wednesdays from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Kingston Writers’ Studio, 275 Fair Street #11, Kingston, NY. New York Times best-selling author, ghostwriter and editor Sari Botton will help you write first-person narratives that can be stand-alone personal essays or part of a longer memoir you’re writing. She’ll also offer advice on publishing options. All levels are welcome. You’ll have at least one short finished, polished piece by the end of six weeks.

Sari Botton is a writer and editor living in Kingston, NY. She edits personal essays for Longreads.com, and she edited the award-winning anthology Goodbye to All That: Writers on Loving and Leaving New York and the follow-up New York Times best-seller Never Can Say Goodbye: Writers on Their Unshakable Love for New York. Sari has taught writing workshops at SUNY Ulster and SUNY Albany, as well as for TMI Project, a non-profit organization that gives voice to marginalized populations through true storytelling workshops, for which she is editorial director.

To register for this class, call (607) 326-6135 or e-mail writersinthemountains@gmail.com. To register online, visit writersinthemountains.org. Class fee is $100 if you register and pay by February 20; $125 after that.

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