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Saturday, April 27 • 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Writing Memoir

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Ever wondered how to write a memoir? Join this group of established writers in a talk on writing memoir, from topics such as how to craft the story you wish to tell, to methods on how to write in this particular field.

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Thomas Pecore Weso

Thomas Pecore Weso’s Good Seeds: A Menominee Indian Food Memoir (Wisconsin Historical Society Press) was a national Gourmand Award winner in the category of Historical Recipes. The Midwest Independent Booksellers picked Good Seeds as one of three November selections, and The Miller’s... Read More →
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Karl Stewart

Karl Stewart is an award-winning author that was raised in post-WWII West Virginia, and although he moved to Wisconsin in his teen years, his writing harkens back to the forested mountains. Loosely based on the life of his Choctaw great-grandfather, Seebird, his novels span the time... Read More →
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Denise Low

Denise Low, Kansas Poet Laureate 2007-09, won a Red Mountain Press Award for Shadow Light: Poems. Other books are Turtle’s Beating Heart: One Family’s Story of Lenape Survival, a memoir (U. of Nebraska Press) and Casino Bestiary: Poems (Spartan Press). Jackalope, fiction, was... Read More →
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Jen Rubin

Jen Rubin is a former New Yorker living in Madison, WI.  An obsessive maker of mixed tapes and quite possibly the best challah baker in town, she has worked for social change throughout her career. Jen leads storytelling workshops around Madison, co-produces the Moth StorySlam in... Read More →