Autobiographical Writing

Course Description

In this course you will have the opportunity to try your hand at writing based on your own life experiences in a fun and supportive atmosphere. We will by reading from memoirs (including one of your own choice) to inspire you and help you experiment with different ways of telling your story.


Short reading responses
Short writing exercises
A report on a memoir of student’s choice
Three short autobiographical pieces

Required Texts

1 memoir of student’s own choice
Additional secondary readings distributed via pdf