In this intensive one-day writing workshop at Edith Wharton's lovely Lenox estate, The Mount, explore the potent boundaries between memoir and fiction.

Telling the Truth Through Fiction

Telling the Truth Through Fiction

Sometimes it can be easier to tell the truth about people and social groups in fiction than in memoir; Edith Wharton’s novels “ring true” in their astute observations about people of her social milieu in New York, the Berkshires and Europe.

In this intensive one-day writing workshop, inspired by Wharton, you’ll be guided to write a true story from your own life, first as memoir, then as fiction.

We’ll share and discuss the pros and cons of both forms, and consider whether it might actually be the case that you can be truer in fiction than in memoir.

Register here.