Hear six writers share their experiences and advice
Join us for a day exploring life writing, its history and how to write it. Hear from six writers as they discuss their experiences of writing biographies, autobiographies, memoir and fictional life writing. Our contributors will discuss how to research an idea and how to structure your writing, as well as tips for getting your work published.
Ophelia Field – A short history of life writing
Lyndall Gordon – Autobiography and memoir writing
Peter Parker – Researching and writing biographies
Frances Wilson – Fictional life writing
Jane Ridley – Royal biography
Professor Margaretta Jolly – Life Writing and Women’s Liberation Stories
Read the course outline [PDF]
Tea and coffee are served at the start and end of the day. Participants will need to make their own arrangements for lunch.