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Writing a Memoir: Write Your One Wild and Precious Life with Maureen Boyle
Marketplace Theatre
028 3752 1821
CREATIVE WRITING WORKSHOPS AT THE JOHN HEWITT INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL 2024

Mon 22, Tues 23 & Thurs 25 July | 2.45pm – 4.45pm | £70 for three-day workshop course 

  • Workshop course is delivered over three days.
  • Workshop lasts two hours.
  • Participants should attend all three sessions.
  • Tutors are experienced creative writing facilitators and published authors.
  • All levels are welcome.
Spaces are limited – advance booking is essential.

 

Writing a Memoir: Write Your One Wild and Precious Life with Maureen Boyle

In our informal workshops, in which you may write in prose or poetry, we will explore ways to access memory (prose or poetry) using a range of triggers and writing techniques.We will read examples of memoir writing and think about the issues that arise in any memoir project; consideration of those whose lives intersect in our stories; how research might help the project; the options we have in terms of form and voice; issues of truth and fictionalisation.

Maureen Boyle is a writer, a nature poet, a storyteller and an experienced tutor who writes memoir in poetry and prose.  An award-winning author of three books of poetry, her most recent collection, The Last Spring of the World, was published by Arlen House in 2022.