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Writing Your Family History

Friday, August 2
10:45 am - 12:15 pm
St. Helen’s D

With any family narrative, readers want and expect a lively story with well-drawn characters and convincing action. Whether you want to snapshot a few years or tell a multi-generational tale, this presentation will suggest ways to escape a dreary episodic recitation and breathe life into your personal family story.


Debra Gwartney

Debra Gwartney is the author of two memoirs, I Am a Stranger Here Myself, and Live Through This, and co-editor of Home Ground: Language for an American Landscape.

Debra Gwartney