TFAC partners with Hub City Writers Project to present workshopsPublished 7:01pm Thursday, February 7, 2013
Tryon Fine Arts Center joins forces with Hub City Writer’s Project of Spartanburg to present a series of three evening creative writing workshops in Tryon.
All area writers are invited to hone their skills in writing family history/memoirs, fiction writing and poetry led by professional writers from the region.
• Tuesday, Feb. 19: Writing Family History/Memoir
Instructor: Deno Trakas, Author and English Department Chair, Wofford College
In addition to his book Because Memory Isn’t Eternal: A Story of Greeks in Upstate South Carolina, a family history, Trakas has published fiction, poetry and essays and has won five South Carolina Fiction prizes.
Trakas will cover topics including:
- How to collect and select relevant material
- How to organize the material
- How to bring people to life on the page
- How provide historical context
- How to hang the family’s dirty laundry