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Saturday, October 14 • 6:30pm - 7:30pm
The Magic of Memoir (She Writes Press)

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Writers of memoir explore the struggle, compulsion, desire, resistance, and of course the magic — all part of the journey of writing a memoir.

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Linda Joy Myers

Linda Joy Myers is the president and founder of the National Association of Memoir Writers. She is the author of The Power of Memoir—How to Write Your Healing Story, Becoming Whole, and the award-winning memoir Don’t Call Me Mother, which won the BAPIA Gold Medal prize. Her workbook Journey of Memoir was published by She Writes Press in 2013... Read More →
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Brooke Warner

Publisher, She Writes Press
Brooke Warner is publisher of She Writes Press and SparkPress, president of Warner Coaching Inc., and author of Write On, Sisters!, Green-light Your Book, What's Your Book?, and three books on memoir. Brooke is a TEDx speaker, weekly podcaster (Write-minded with co-host Grant Faulkner... Read More →

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Bob Finertie

Robert W. Finertie loves the evocative power of words to touch the heart. A former pastor and psychotherapist, he has worked on being a wordsmith for many seasons and writes every day. Recently enchanted with the magic of memoir, he describes himself as “crazy about that genre... Read More →
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Rita M. Gardner

Writer, self
Rita M. Gardner grew up as an expatriate in the Dominican Republic during a repressive dictatorship. Her award-winning memoir The Coconut Latitudes chronicles that experience. She is also a contributor to two other recently published books: The Magic of Memoir is a collection of stories... Read More →
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Jing Li

Jing Li is originally from China, where she was a high school English teacher before she came to the United States in 1989 and earned her Master's degree/ Education in 1990. After twenty years as a public high school teacher of Mandarin Chinese in San Francisco, Jing Li is now... Read More →
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Irene Sardanis

writer, creative soul
I am from New York. I've been published five times in the Sun Literary Magazine and many anthologies, the most recent one The Magic of Memoir. I attend Elizabeth Fishel and Mark Greenside's writing classes. I live in Oakland with my wonderful husband, John. I'm writing my memoir... Read More →
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Rosie Sorenson

Freelance writer
Rosie Sorenson is a recovering psychotherapist, now living and writing humor in the San Francisco Bay area. She writes political satire for The Progressive Populist (www.populist.com). She is also a frequent contributor to the Erma Bombeck Writing Contest site as well as The Foolish... Read More →
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Paula Wagner

Lifelong poet, memoir writer and metaphor maven; professional career coach, identical twin, mother and grandmother, I began life in London, UK but grew up in the US. I'm currently finishing a coming-of-age memoir about searching for self and home while living in Israel and France... Read More →

Saturday October 14, 2017 6:30pm - 7:30pm PDT
Mission Pie 2901 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94110