Saturday, June 19, 2021

Memoir Writing Workshop

Saturday, October 20
10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Memoir Writing Workshop
Time:  Third Saturday of every month, 10:30-12:00 PM
Location: Burroughs-Saden Library, History Center,
925 Broad St.
Contact: 203-576-7400, #7
Writer and published author Brian Hoover leads the class which will include free form writing exercises and an exploration of the nature of memoirs, and examining voice and perspective.  Drop in any month.

The History Center has sponsored a Bridgeport Memoir Writing Class since 2002.  Our class has continued to write about memories not only of Bridgeport, but about the stories that we find have linked our lives. We all have shared landscapes of memories, common experiences in daily life.  Newcomers are welcome.  Please join us!

Brian Hoover is a writer and teacher whose work has appeared in You: An Anthology of Essays Devoted to the Second Person, The Normal School, and other literary venues. He holds an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from Fairfield University, where he teaches courses in the English department and the Honors program.