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Fall 2019: Memoir Accountability

September 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Literary Arts, 925 SW Washington Street, Portland, OR 97205 + Google Map

September 7, 2019 and the first Saturday of the month through May 2, 2019. (no meeting in March)
Saturdays, 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. (8 meetings)
Instructor: Jay Ponteri

• Previously enrolled in 18/19 nine month memoir intensive with Jay Ponteri, OR instructor permission.

This class meets once a month from September to May. This will be your monthly dose of accountability for students who are continuing to work on their memoir. Each writer will have the opportunity to workshop pages of their manuscript in progress.

About the instructor: Jay Ponteri is the author of the memoir Wedlocked (Hawthorne Books), winner of an Oregon Book Award in Creative Nonfiction. Jay directs the Low Residency MFA in Creative Writing at Pacific Northwest College of Art   and his work has appeared in Del Sol Review, Seattle Review, Cimarron Review, Puerto Del Sol, and elsewhere.directs the MFA in Creative Writing program and serves as an associate professor at Marylhurst University. His chapbook of short prose, Darkmouth Strikes Again, was published by Future Tense Books.


925 SW Washington Street
Portland, OR 97205
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