Online Writing Class – In the Breakroom: Micro-Memoirists Write about Work, June-July 2021

This class focuses on writing about how we spend our working lives. Often, the funniest—and most poignant—stories we tell our friends are about the jobs we’ve done to make money. But there are also stories to be told about our unpaid work: emotional labor, the caretaking of friends and family, housework, and “adulting.”  Over the… Read More Online Writing Class – In the Breakroom: Micro-Memoirists Write about Work, June-July 2021

Online Writing Class: Micro-Memoirists Repair, March-April 2021

This course focuses on the theme of “repair” as subject matter and metaphor. Over the course of five weeks, we will read and write work that grapples with questions of fixing, healing, mending, rebuilding, restoration, and reconciliation.  Some of the best memoirs ask questions that do not have clear answers. We will consider what has… Read More Online Writing Class: Micro-Memoirists Repair, March-April 2021

Online Writing Class: Culinary Micro-Memoir, November-December 2020

I’m happy to announce that I’m carrying out the year with a culinary micro-memoir class. Our memories associated with food, eating, cooking, meals, and kitchens will serve as a portal into writing stories about our lives. You do not need any special experience with food, cooking, or food writing to take this class, just a… Read More Online Writing Class: Culinary Micro-Memoir, November-December 2020

September-October 2020 Online Writing Classes: Writing Your Pandemic Story and Micro-Memoir 2.0

COVID-19 is a global pandemic, but every person has a unique story to share about summoning up resilience. Some writers who are keeping journals, diaries, or field notes during the pandemic haven’t yet figured out how to transform these writings into publishable works for an audience. For a multitude of different reasons, other writers are… Read More September-October 2020 Online Writing Classes: Writing Your Pandemic Story and Micro-Memoir 2.0

July-August 2020 Online Writing Classes: Writing Your Pandemic Story and Micro-Memoir 2.0

COVID-19 is a global pandemic, but every person has a unique story to share about summoning up resilience. Some writers who are keeping journals, diaries, or field notes during the pandemic haven’t yet figured out how to transform these writings into publishable works for an audience. For a multitude of different reasons, other writers are… Read More July-August 2020 Online Writing Classes: Writing Your Pandemic Story and Micro-Memoir 2.0

Writing Your Pandemic Story Through Micro-Memoir: Online Writing Class, May-June 2020

Note: This class has completely filled up! Thank you for your interest, and stay tuned for future class offerings later this summer.   COVID-19 is a global pandemic, but every person has a unique story to share about weathering this collective trauma and summoning up resilience. Some writers who are keeping journals, diaries, or field… Read More Writing Your Pandemic Story Through Micro-Memoir: Online Writing Class, May-June 2020

What I Published This Year: A 2019 Scrapbook

Happy (almost) New Year! I hope that whoever is reading this has been able to find some rest and relaxation this holiday season. It’s been quite a year in terms of politics, politically-charged vigilante violence, a continued refusal (by some) to turn around this thing called global warming, crises large and small around the world,… Read More What I Published This Year: A 2019 Scrapbook