Memoir Writing

Whether writing as a gift to yourself or as a legacy to future generations, create a memoir that is uniquely yours through writing exercises and discussion.

hand writing on notebook

Your life is filled with events—from the common to the spectacular—that make up your own unique story. To record the memories of these events, along with your thoughts, feelings and insights about them, is to weave a tapestry imbued with the colors and texture of your personal history. Whether you wish to write as a gift to yourself or as a legacy to future generations, novelist Nancy Geyer assists you in creating a memoir that is uniquely yours. Writing exercises are a vital part of this classroom experience.


Section Instructor Format Schedule start date
GWRI1015.S18.1 Nancy Geyer On-campus 1–3 p.m. Monday, February 19, 2018

Instructor: Nancy Geyer

Nancy Geyer, M.S., M.A., is a teacher, playwright and novelist who has published two novels, “Flying South” and “Frailties.” Six of her plays have received national recognition. She taught English at the University of Houston and also worked as a public relations representative for a major corporation. Ms. Geyer holds a master’s degree in education and a master’s degree in English from The State University of New York. 

Term: Spring/Summer 2018

Start Date: Feb. 19, 2018

End Date: Apr. 02, 2018

Schedule: 1–3 p.m.

Length: Seven Mondays

Location: Rice campus

Fee: $280

Rice Alumni: $252

CEUs: 1.4

Note: Limited enrollment

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