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Yes! You Can and Should Write Your Memoir
January 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Broward County Library is proud to present
Yes! You Can and Should Write Your Memoir with Caren S. Neile as part of the Speaker Scholar Series. This event aims to delve into the intersection of humanities and memoirs, uncovering the power of personal narratives to illuminate the human experience. By embracing the diverse disciplines within humanities, such as language, literature, history, philosophy, and the arts, Broward County Library will celebrate the art of memoir writing and its ability to foster creative and critical thinking.
Caren S. Neile, Ph.D., MFA, has taught storytelling studies and writing at Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University for over two decades. She has published numerous articles and six books, two of which are ghostwritten memoirs, one a biography. She also collects and discusses true-life stories for her weekly segment The Public Storyteller on public radio WLRN and edits memoirs for clients. Dr. Neile has presented and performed in 13 states and seven countries, including as a Fulbright Senior Specialist in Austria and Israel.
Registration is suggested, but not required.
Funding for this program is provided through a Community Project Grant from Florida Humanities with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with the Broward Public Library. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this program do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.
January 27 @ 3:00 pm -
January 27 @ 4:00 pm