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Corvallis: Writing A Serious Memoir with A Sense Of Humor, with David Sipress

November 27, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Willamette Writers Corvallis Presents David Sipress

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Writing a Memoir with a Sense Of Humor

Zoom ONLY. Monday, Nov. 27, 2023, 6:30 PM PST. “The New Yorker” staff cartoonist David Sipress will discuss the central role that humor played in his memoir and how humor—and creativity in general—has helped him to navigate difficult life challenges. He hopes to shed light on the art of writing a memoir, including the challenge of memory (what’s true and what might not be entirely true). He hopes to also discuss his creative process as a cartoonist.

Read Zoom Details below and then register here:  https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcpceuqrTIoH9XUG22XnNnBifzVbtmOkN3r

About David Sipress

David Sipress, a staff cartoonist at The New Yorker since 1998, has published nearly 700 cartoons in the magazine. His personal history essays appear often on www.newyorker.com. He has lectured widely on cartoons and cartooning. His memoir, WHAT’S SO FUNNY?, was published in 2022. The New York Times called it “an endearingly vulnerable tale of being molded by one’s family of origin, then crawling out from under its suffocating weight.” www.davidsipress.com

About Your Chapter Meeting

Willamette Writers meetings are free and open to all writers, 18 and up. Writers are welcome to make a donation to help support the cost of the meeting (we believe in paying our speakers for their time and skills). This meeting is run by volunteers. We look forward to seeing you there!

Young Writers

Young writers are encouraged to join our Young Willamette Writers meetings. Sign Up! Any high school or middle-grade writers are welcome to join us. Sign up for our email list at: http://eepurl.com/hRubBf. A registration link will be sent to our email list before our next meeting.

Zoom Details

Register for the meeting at the link provided above. On the day of the meeting, click the link Zoom sent you in your email when you registered with the link above. If you have not done this before, we encourage you to try logging in a half hour before the meeting begins. For more Zoom support, please contact Zoom directly.

See you there!



November 27, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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