Winston-Salem Writers will offer a workshop by Julia Ridley Smith "Memoir: Bringing Past Worlds to Life" on Saturday, April 29, from 10 a.m. to noon by Zoom. Registration opens March 15 at www.wswriters.org/workshops-and-seminars. The deadline for registration is April 27.
This workshop will address how to give participants a rich sense of places that have played important roles in their lives. It will include writing exercises to help participants see those places with fresh eyes and describe them in vivid language.
Julia Ridley Smith teaches creative writing at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She is the author of a memoir, The Sum of Trifles, and her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals.
The cost for the workshop will be $20 for WSW members or $35 for non-members and will be limited to 40 participants.