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What Editors Know About Memoir

Friday, August 3, 2018
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Garden A

Why Some Memoir Books Sell, Others Don’t, and How to Tip The Scales In Your Favor.


Lisa Dale Norton

Lisa Dale Norton is the author of America’s go-to memoir handbook, Shimmering Images: A Handy Little Guide to Writing Memoir, and the literary memoir Hawk Flies Above: Journey to the Heart of the Sandhills both published by St. Martin’s Press in New York. She has taught memoir and narrative nonfiction at UCLA and works as a consulting editor guiding memoirists through the process of developing, writing, and revising manuscripts for successful publication.