Posts tagged Fictional Memoir
The Author Is Not Dead: Rachel Cusk (Part I)

In 2013, Rachel Cusk went to Athens to teach Creative Writing at a Summer School organized by Kingston University Writing School. A year later, she published Outline, a book about that trip and the stories people shared with her. For Cusk, but also for the genre we are discussing in this series, Outline was a turning point. How did it play out?

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The Author Is Not Dead: Lidia Yuknavitch

In the second part of this series of articles investigating the complexity of writing from an inevitable self, Lidia Yuknavitch's ideas on memory and fiction vs. memoir are illustrated by a series of examples. How do we create and preserve memories? More importantly, how do we access them, and how do they change between creation and recollection?

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