Teaching Memoir Writing Workshops Resources

As promised, here is a list of sites I found that either offer help in teaching memoir workshops or have workbooks to use in workshop. Please contribute links to your own workshops or resources you have or know of!

Here is a short pdf article on teaching workshops:
http://msit.gsu.edu/readingconsortium/The_Literacy_Lens/Articles/1_2_/memior.pdf

I’ve used this program before and it was very useful!
SOLEIL LIFESTORY NETWORK — Turning Memories Into Memoirs®

A blog with useful articles about Memoir Writing
Memory Writers Network

Another pdf with a course outline:
Reading/Writing Workshop Memoir, Dr. Beth Frye, Appalachian State University

A pdf lesson plan geared towards the younger generation
Genre Study: Teaching Memoir Writing by Donna Baker

An article on teaching memoir writing to senior citizens:
On Teaching Memoir Writing to Senior Citizens

Excellent resource (pdf) on teaching studio style memoir workshops
New Directions in Teaching Memoir A Studio Workshop Approach

That should keep you busy for today! Please contribute links to your own workshops or resources you have or know of!

Keep writing!
Karen


Writing Your Memoirs Workshop: A Manual for Instructors Print version $18.95

Writing Your Memoirs Workshop: A Manual for Instructors Download (PC/iPad/Nook) version $5.99

Writing Your Memoirs Workshop: A Manual for Instructors Kindle Edition, Order at Amazon.com $5.99

Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories – Paperback $17.99 $16.19

Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories – Ebook (pdf) $8.99 $7.99

UPDATED Lifetales: A Workbook for Writing Your Lifestories – Amazon Kindle edition$4.95

About Karen Y. Hamilton

Karen leads workshops in Creative Writing, Poetry and Journal Therapy, and Memoir Writing. She has studied genealogy and personal histories since 1987, lecturing and leading workshops on Memoir Writing and Journaling to the community since 1998. Karen holds a BA in English and has studied Literature, Business, and Education at the graduate level. She is a former college instructor of English Composition and Reading. In the past, Karen has worked as a high school & middle school teacher. She currently works as a Curriculum Specialist and is an MFA Creative Writing student at Florida Atlantic University.
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