Workshops

 
 
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Ocotber 17/Haunted memoir @ Storystudio chicago

Traditionally limited to fiction, ghosts and ghost stories are now finding their place in nonfiction and memoir. Bruce Owens Grimm, author of essays that incorporate ghosts and other supernatural elements, will lead a workshop that examines the different ways ghosts can haunt us in our everyday lives and how to incorporate them into memoir.

 
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FEbruary 2020/Haunted memoir @ Desert nights

We are all haunted in different ways. Ghosts are not only spirits from another realm, ghosts can be, as Steven says in the Netflix remake of The Haunting of Hill House, “a lot of things: a memory, a daydream, a secret, grief, anger, guilt.” These things are also at the heart of memoir.