Date: 2:00pm - 2:30pm EDT May 31, 2014
Learn to Share Your Story with Laura Pritchett Oliver ’75
Time Capsule: How to tell the story only you can tell: a presentation and reading
We often avoid writing about the events and relationships that contain our best material, but our resistance contains riches. Learn how writing about the past transforms it, elevating our memoir and fiction. The result? A genuine voice with compelling authority turning life into literature.
Laura Oliver is the author of The Story Within (Penguin Books/Random House,) named by “The Writer Magazine” as one of the best books of the year, and additionally selected by “Poets and Writers Magazine” as one of the best writing books published. In addition, Oliver is an award-winning writer and workshop instructor at St. John’s College and The Writer’s Center, and has taught both fiction and essay writing at the University of Maryland.