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Silver Writing: Writing My Memoir

LITERARY ARTS

 

After the successful run of Silver Writing: Write Your Own Folk Tale (2013) and Silver Writing: Write Your Life Story (2014), we return with Silver Writing: Writing My Memoir – a ten-week workshop for seniors who are interested in sharing their life story.

Presented by The Arts House and U 3rd Age (University of the Third Age), the weekly workshops allow participants to explore different aspects of their lives. The sessions include writing assignments, a session on bookbinding and digital recording. There will also be an opportunity to learn from a published author, Josephine Chia who won the Singapore Literature Prize (Non-Fiction) in 2014 for Kampong Spirit Gotong Royong: Life in Potong Pasir, 1955 to 1965.

Participants will get to share their final works in a public showcase. 

About the facilitator

Thomas Kuan is a trained facilitator in Guided Autobiography (GAB) Writing. He has facilitated the programme in voluntary and grass-root organisations from 2010-2012. He also facilitated The Arts House’s successful Silver Writing programmes for senior citizens in 2013 and 2014. Thomas Kuan is a founder of U 3rd Age in Singapore.

Schedule

Silver Writing schedule
*Session 5 (10 May 2016) will be held at a later timing.
*Session 8 (28 May 2016) is held on a Saturday morning, 10am – 2pm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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