Writing Memoir in our #MeToo Moment

Writing Memoir in our #MeToo Moment

As a memoirist, I’ve had to think long and hard about some of the #MeToo issues that are now buzzing around the public sphere. When you write memoir, you generally don’t get too far before you run up against thorny questions of how much to reveal about your past, especially when telling your story means […]

Changing the World, One Story at a Time

Changing the World, One Story at a Time

I recently joined my oldest friend, Audrey Kalman, at Book Passage in Corte Madera, California to lead a writing workshop called “Birthing Your Truest Stories.” The theme seemed right to us because it integrates Audrey’s work as a birth doula and writer with my work as a memoirist as well as teacher and scholar of […]