Join D.C. area alumni, parents, and friends for this unique workshop
presented by best-selling author and School of Communication professor
Iris Krasnow, "The Art of the Memoir: How to Compose and Preserve Your
Story for the Next Generation." Hosted by Ann Kerwin, CAS/BA '71, this
first-ever "how to" event will take participants through the process of
creating their own personal memoir, from choosing sources and interviewing, to organization of materials and compilation If you want to write your life for your own reflections and to pass on to future generations, this event is a must to add to your fall calendar!
Food and beverages will be
provided. $20 per person to attend.
is the author of New York Times
best-seller Surrendering to Marriage,
as well as Surrendering to Motherhood, Surrendering to Yourself,
and I Am My Mother's Daughter
. Her most recent book, The Secret Lives of Wives,
is currently in development as a new drama on the Lifetime Network. Born and raised in Oak Park, IL, Krasnow attended Stanford University and then became the fashion writer for the Dallas Times Herald
. She later became the national feature writer at United Press International, specializing in celebrity profiles such as Yoko Ono, Billy Graham, Ted Kennedy, Elie Wiesel, and Queen Noor of Jordan.
Krasnow's writing has been featured in Parade
magazine, The Wall Street
magazine, and The Washington Post
. She has been a guest
on numerous national radio and television programs including Oprah
Good Morning America
, The Today Show
and several times on CNN. Reviews
of her work, have appeared in Time
, O: The Oprah Magazine
, U.S. News & World Report
, and Redbook
Krasnow is a longtime professor of journalism at American University and serves as the academic director of the Washington Journalism Semester.