2022-2023 Memoir Incubator: Applications Due 3/14!

Applications for the 2022-2023 Memoir Incubator are now open! The application deadline is Monday, March 14th, 2022, by 11:59PM (EST). Click here to apply!

Ready to take your memoir to the next level? The Memoir Incubator is a competitive and affordable MFA-level course, spanning 12 months, for ten memoir writers interested in drafting, developing or revising their memoir drafts, a comprehensive craft-based study of the memoir form, and, as appropriate, a thoughtful introduction to the memoir publishing market. Learn more here.


ALYSIA ABBOTT is the author of Fairyland, A Memoir of My Father out from W.W. Norton. Her work can be found in The Boston Globe, The New York Times Book Review, Out, Real Simple, Triquarterly, Vogue, and elsewhere. She's received scholarships from the Ragdale Foundation and has instructed workshops at GrubStreet, New England College, and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown. Fairyland was a New York Times Editors' Pick, and was awarded the ALA Stonewall Award, and the Prix Heroine de Madame Figaro. The San Francisco Chronicle named Fairyland a best book of 2013 and the San Francisco Public Library chose the book as their one city read in 2014. Read Alysia's teaching philosophy here.

Read more about the incubator, schedule & curriculum, students, and fellowships. Apply here.

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