memoirs

Life in Six Words

Oct 6, 2017
ILLUSTRATION BY DANA TANAMACHI

Today at 10am

Could you tell someone your life story in six words? Today we take a look at the Six Word Memoir project which offers participants a challenging yet poignant opportunity to share their stories. It's had contributions from Jimmy Carter, George Takei  and Junot Diaz. We'll also discuss the project's newest theme: the immigration experience.


Life in Six Words

Sep 21, 2017
Illustration by Dana Tanamachi

Could you tell someone your life story in six words? Today we take a look at the Six Word Memoir project which offers participants a challenging yet poignant opportunity to share their stories. It's had contributions from Jimmy Carter, George Takei  and Junot Diaz. We'll also discuss the project's newest theme: the immigration experience. 

On Writing Memoirs

Nov 9, 2010

Memoirs are the most popular and expressive literary form of our time. Hear from Thomas Larson, the author of The Memoir and the Memoirist: Reading and Writing Personal Narrative and memoirist Valden Farnham.