Award-Winning Author and storyteller Kevin Strauss Presents:


Discover how to find, sort through, and craft your memories and turn them into a memoir or a “tellable” story.  Each class in this series stnads alone and includes two hours of leture, writing exercises, and small group discussions.


Following each 2-hour workshop, participants can take get written feedback on their writing via email with Award-Winning Author and Storyteller Kevin Strauss ( On the day of the last session, volunteers can read their work as part of the “Writer’s Read Concert”.

All Workshops Take Place 6:00 – 8:30pm at the La Crescent Public Library

October 4 — Introduction to Memoir Writing

October 11 — Writing About Real People

October 18 — Writing About Real Places (homes, farms, and more!)

November 1  —Writing A Crisis, Conflict, or Change

November 8 — Including a “Turning Point” in Your Story

November 15 — Revising and Editing Your Story

November 15 –  “Writers Read” Volunteer Story Concert

(8:00 – 8:30)     Come hear some of the stories that your neighbors and friends have                 written.

To Register for this Free Workshop Series, Contact La Crescent Public Library:

Phone: 507-895-4047 E-mail:


For Questions about the Workshops, Contact Kevin Strauss at or 507-993-3411

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.


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