The functions of memoir are multifarious; from preservation to commemoration, investigation to discovery. Join memoirists Peter Selgin (The Inventors), Sheila Kohler (Once We Were Sisters), and Dawn Raffel (The Secret Life of Objects) in an exploration of the purposes of memoir writing—both for author and reader—and how one transforms personal memories into literature.
Peter Selgin, Sheila Kohler, and Dawn Raffel explore the purposes of memoir writing—both for author and reader—and how one transforms personal memories into literature.
Please join Jenny Forrester, author of Narrow River, Wide Sky, reading from her new memoir at the Powell’s City of Books launch party. After the reading the party will continue across the street at Ringler’s at 1332 W Burnside. Please come celebrate with beer and cake!
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