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Friday, April 5 • 10:15am - 11:30am
1L: Lessons from the Memoir Incubator
Limited Capacity seats available

The GrubStreet Memoir Incubator program has helped dozens of students turn their drafts into true memoirs. Join the current and former instructors of this unique and rigorous program in an introduction to the most important revision tactics from the early explorations of your manuscript to its final stages. From creating an effective narrative persona to the art of establishing your central question, setting, and scene, this seminar offers a practical overview of what your memoir needs in order to fulfill your hopes for it.

Presenters
avatar for Alysia Abbott

Alysia Abbott

Author, FAIRYLAND, A MEMOIR OF MY FATHER
Alysia Abbott is the author of Fairyland: A Memoir of My Father, a recipient of the Madame Figaro Prix Heroine and the ALA Stonewall Award. Named a New York Times Editor's Pick and one of the best books of the year by the SF Chronicle and Shelf Awareness, it was also finalist for... Read More →
avatar for Garrard Conley

Garrard Conley

Author, BOY ERASED
Garrard Conley is the author of a memoir on conversion therapy, Boy Erased, out from Riverhead (Penguin) May 2016. His work can be found in TIME, VICE, CNN, Buzzfeed Books, Virginia Quarterly Review, and others. He has received scholarships from the Bread Loaf, Sewanee, and Elizabeth... Read More →


Friday April 5, 2019 10:15am - 11:30am EDT
Gloucester Room - 4th Floor