Using Oral Histories to Write Creative Non-fiction

at Galt Museum & Archives

Fri MAY 26

This writer's workshop is an opportunity to learn from authors Natalie Appleton and Jenna Bailey about how to use oral history when writing creative non-fiction. Event will include a moderated Q&A and an interactive workshop where authors discuss their process.

Special Program | Adults & Seniors | Register by MAY 19 | To register, call 403.320-3954 | $20/person, includes lunch

Proposed Schedule for the workshop:

10.00-10.45: Both Natalie and Jenna will discuss their writing, exploring the various ways in which oral histories form a part of their work and how they use interviews to make stories from the past come to life.
10.45-11.15: Moderated Q & A with the authors.
11.15-11.20 - Tea Break
11.20-12.00: Both authors will provide an insight into their writing process, shedding light on different strategies that can be employed when using oral history interviews in non-fiction texts. This workshop will provide practical tools for writers that they may be able to use in their own writing.
12.00-1.00 Audience Q & A with the authors over Lunch.

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