Tuesdays, 9:40–11:05, Mar. 27–May 15
Class limit: 24
Instructor: Dianne Hennessy King
Learn to write about your individual and shared history in ways that will clarify your vision, whether you are looking into your past, documenting your present, or contemplating your future. During class there will be some writing exercises in response to prompts, such as quotations, music, and video clips. The class is open to all who want to write about their life stories in any form, including traditional narrative, essays, letters, poetry, short stories, or whatever suits your needs.
Dianne Hennessy King is a cultural anthropologist, writing instructor, editor, and television producer. For many years she was the coordinator of the annual “Writing Your Personal History” symposium in Vienna and has helped plan the Virginia Writers Club symposium in Charlottesville. She is the coauthor of Memoir Your Way: Tell Your Story through Writing, Recipes, Quilts, Graphic Novels, and More.