Written + Spoken Word

Every Story Tells a Picture: A Memoir Workshop with Jim McGarrah

When: Sat., July 30, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 2011

Of all creatures on the planet, only humans evolve their societies through recorded cultural histories with myths, legends, yarns, anecdotes, family accounts, and tales, forms of narrative. Each of us has a story to tell, but how we tell it what makes that story valuable to other people. Join Jim McGarrah for a day of learning how to translate your memories into words. To register, visit www.indianawriters.org or call 317-255-0710.

Jim McGarrah is the author of two memoirs, A Temporary Sort of Peace, which won the Eric Hoffer Award for Legacy Nonfiction, and the recent The End of an Era. Running the Voodoo Down, his first book of poetry, won the Elixir Press Editor's Choice Award in 2003, and his second became part of the Main Street Rag's Select Poetry Series in 2009. He received a Kennedy Center ACTF Award in 2001 for the play, Split Second Timing.

Price: Members $84, Nonmembers $126, Student, Teacher, Senior Members $70.

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