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New York Writers Workshop: The Secrets of Writing Essays with Lisa Kirchner
The Secrets of Writing Essays with Lisa Kirchner
To write an essay, all you need is a story.
Learn the kind of stories that get published and why. We'll use that as a springboard to get you started on writing your own personal essay.
Lisa L. Kirchner is the author of the forthcoming memoir, Hello, American Lady Creature: What I Learned as a Woman in Qatar (Greenpoint Press, May 2014). Between gigs with The Andy Warhol Museum, Ketchum Public Relations and her own consulting firm, her work has appeared in The Washington Post, Salon.com, BUST Magazine, xoJane.com, Budget Travel, Kirkus Reviews and The New York Post among numerous other publications. In 2004, she attended the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. Her flash essay, “My Husband: My Moto,” appeared in the compilation Learning to Love You More (Prestel Publishing, 2007). Her interview with Xavier Dolan will appear in Bomb magazine's forthcoming anthology (BOMB, 2014), and her essay "(My) Change in the Middle East," appears in The Man Who Ate His Book: The Best of Ducts (Greenpoint Press, 2013). She currently lives in New York City.
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- Audience: Adults, 50+, Book Lovers, College & Graduate Students, Adults