Memoir Writing Workshop

Open to all skill levels, this week long retreat examines the place of memoir writing in the genre of nonfiction and will help writers develop specific skills to tell their personal or family stories with a crafted sensibility. Read all about it. Program dates:...

Writing Contest for Baby Boomers

Huff/Post and the AARP wants to publish a great memoir written by someone born before 1964. Winners will be awarded $5000 and have their work published by Simon & Shuster, the AARP Magazine, and featured on the Huffington Post. Send 5000 words and a synopsis for...
An Evening with Kelly Corrigan

An Evening with Kelly Corrigan

February 27, 2013 City Opera House, Traverse City Listen: [audio:http://nationalwritersseries.org/wp-content/audio/nws_kellycorrigan_mixdown.mp3] Event Recap Glitter and Glue, Dad and Mom By Jacob Wheeler Kelly Corrigan has reached the pinnacle of the writing world....
An Evening with George Packer

An Evening with George Packer

March 17, 2014 City Opera House, Traverse City With guest host Benjamin Busch, author of the award-winning memoir Dust to Dust Listen: [audio:http://nationalwritersseries.org/wp-content/audio/nws_georgepacker_mixdown.mp3] EVENT RECAP America’s Demise Foretold?...
An Evening with Steve Luxenberg

An Evening with Steve Luxenberg

City Opera House, Traverse City Presented in partnership with the Michigan Humanities Council With guest host Mardi Link Listen: [audio:http://nationalwritersseries.org/wp-content/audio/NWS_SteveLuxenberg.mp3] About Annie’s Ghost: Great Michigan Read 2013-14...
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