This workshop will take place online. Detailed information for participation will be provided.
- Learn about emotions and why they’re important in memoir
- Writing painful and traumatic memories
- Learn how to write with your heart and edit with your brain
- Understanding the healing and destructive power of memoir
- Researching memoir – the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth or is it?
Before the course, please read about or google the second Sudanese civil war as Yuot’s memoir takes place during this period.
About Yuot Alaak
Yuot Alaak is a Western Australian Writer. His short story, The Lost Girl of Pajomba was anthologised in ways of being here (Margaret River Press, 2017) Yuot is a former child refugee from South Sudan and was one of the 20,000 'Lost Boys of Sudan’. His memoir Father of the Lost Boys (Fremantle Press, 2020) was shortlisted for the 2018 Hungerford and the 2021 NSW Premier’s Literary Awards (Douglas Stewards Award for non-fiction).
Not a Member?
If you’re purchasing a full price workshop at $215, consider a full price one-year membership ($75) plus member-priced workshop ($155) will cost just $230 and give you discounts on all our services plus a year's subscription to ‘The Victorian Writer’ magazine.
And if you have a concession card, a one-year membership ($55) plus member-concession workshop ($135) will cost you only $190.
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