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  • Workshop
  • Online (WetInk)
  • Adult (18+)

Advanced Memoir Builder

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  • $355.00 Non-Member
  • $340.00 Member

Class Description

Are you writing a memoir and need weekly feedback to help you polish your work? This six-week online memoir workshop is open to intermediate and advanced memoirists as well as writers who have taken Memoir Builder I. The main goal of the course is to workshop and revise memoir material. Each week, you’ll read model memoir chapters for inspiration, workshop your own memoir excerpts, and engage in craft talks about refining your work. Students can expect to leave the class with six workshopped memoir scenes.

*Note that while our handy dandy "Schedule" tab states a 6-7pm class time, there are actually no live meetings for this class! Assignments will be given on a weekly basis. Students will have access to the online class portal starting at 5pm, November 1st. Instructions for logging onto the online portal will be emailed to registered students before 5pm the first day of class.

Did you know that we have scholarships available for all GrubStreet classes? To apply, click the "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button in the top right corner of this page. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your scholarship application and await our Scholarship Committee's decision before registering for the class. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.