USU Mountain West Center Writer's Workshop

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  • Presented By: Utah State University Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
  • At: Utah State University Salt Lake Center
  • 920 W Levoy Drive, Taylorsville, UT 84123
  • 10/23/2021 - 10/23/2021
  • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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    Have you ever thought about writing biography, autobiography, memoir or family history? Did you ever take a creative writing class that inspired you? Or do you have a start on a project but need some additional inspiration or maybe a nudge to take it from concept to composition?  Writers of all expertise levels are invited to a Writer’s Workshop for Auto/Biography on Saturday, October 23rd from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Utah State University - Salt Lake Center in Taylorsville. This event is being hosted by the Mountain West Center at Utah State University in connection with the Evans Biography Awards. More information can be found at http://mountainwest.usu.edu/writersworkshop/info or email mwc@usu.edu.Keynote address is provided by Lisa Magnum of Shadow Mountain Publishing. There will be four workshop options to choose from. James Swensen presents "Using Photographs to Develop Biographical and Historical Narrative"; Jennifer Sinor shares "Working in Small Spaces: How Flash Nonfiction Can Begin and Refine Your Writing"; Michael Branch explores "Incorporating Humor into Narrative"; and Phyllis Barber demonstrates "Blending Historical Research and Fiction" to tell more compelling narratives.

    Event Info

    • Presented By: Utah State University Mountain West Center for Regional Studies
    • Dates: October 23, 2021
    • Location: Utah State University Salt Lake Center
    • Address: 920 W Levoy Drive, Taylorsville, UT 84123
    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Categories: Humanities, Classes & Workshops, Professional Development
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