LIVING MEMORY: a memoir intensive with Karen Auvinen (via Zoom)

This class takes the raw footage of your own memories and gives you techniques for turning them into vividly rendered scenes in your memoir. Bring a few memories or key scenes from a book in progress and we’ll write around and to them in order to make them come alive. Bring a willingness to play and a notebook and pen or computer for writing practice.

NB: This class will be taught on Zoom and capped at 15. Link will be sent to email you use to register at the time of registration and again the day before the class. Please make sure to read our course policies page regarding workshop conduct and logistics before registering for any class at HVWC. Scholarship information will be available for this class on May 1, and applications are due on May 15, 2023.

Karen Auvinen is a poet, writer, mountain woman, outlier, and life-long westerner, and the author of the memoir Rough Beauty: Forty Seasons of Mountain Living (Scribner), finalist for the Colorado Book Award and the Willa Award. Her work has appeared most recently in The New York Times, High Desert Journal, LitHub, and Real Simple.

Event Location and Ticket Information

Date: Saturday, July 22, 2023
Times: 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Ticket pricing:

Presenter: Karen Auvinen