NEW and UPCOMING EVENTS:
WORKSHOP: August 14-19: Re-imagining Memoir. Writing retreat in a wonderful New Hampshire inn. Ideal for those seeking to get away and work on memoir. For information, go to www.murphywriting.com/nh
ESSAYS : “The Coronation of Bobby” – Creative Nonfiction; “Ad In, Ad Out” – Solstice Magazine; “A Vine of Roses” – Post Road; “On Stage and Off” – Prairie Schooner, Fall 2016; “Let’s Remarry the I and the Eye” – Writing on the Edge, Fall 2016.
Mimi Schwartz is an author, editor, and teacher of memoir, personal essay, and narrative nonfiction. Her ten books include the award-winning book, Good Neighbors, Bad Times: Echoes of My Father’s German Village, which has been hailed as “utterly riveting”… “important for both Jews and Christians to read…a template for all who wish to confront the mysteries of goodness.” Other books include Thoughts from a Queen-Sized Bed, which captures “the stuff of a real marriage, its wrangling and its humor” and Writing True: The Art & Craft of Creative Nonfiction (co-authored with Sondra Perl), is regularly called “the best book around for writers of creative nonfiction.” Seven essays have been Notables in Best American Essays and many have been widely anthologized. She is Professor Emerita at Richard Stockton University and lives in Princeton, New Jersey.