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What’s Left Unsaid: Writing Around and In Spite of the Truth in CNF with Marco Wilkinson via Zoom
April 18 @ 12:30 pm - 4:30 pmFree
For creative non-fiction writers more than others, we rely on writing what we know. Truthfulness and facts are the tools of our trade. How do we move forward with our writing when these tools are taken away from us? Family secrets, lies, denials, contestations and silences all offer challenges to the memoirist trying to accurately navigate their narrative into being. The simple passage of time and loss of access to the people or documents that might accurately describe history can also make the memoirist’s job seem untenable. This class will explore different writers’ approaches to writing when the truth is either missing in action or actively hidden by others or unapproachable even by the writer themselves.
This class will be taught via Zoom. The Zoom link will be emailed at the time of registration. (Please check spam / promotions folder.) Please email [email protected] with any questions about registration or the link.
The Altman Persons of Color Scholarships are free and given on a first come, first served basis. Please notify us right away if your plans change and you cannot attend the class. We will then reopen the slot so another student may register. The Person of Color Scholarships and the Need Based scholarships are given to writers within the United States only. Thank you in advance for this consideration. NB: Please do not register for more than one scholarship class per month. Thank you.