Tag: Mary Karr

The Art of Memoir book review

The Art of Memoir book review

If you are already a student or fan of memoir, you are likely familiar with Mary Karr who has written several memoirs about her tumultuous childhood in east Texas, her rebellious teenage years, and her later turbulent struggle with alcoholism. Three bestselling memoirs and thirty years teaching the genre under her belt, Karr’s latest book, The Art of Memoir, gives…

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Writing prompt of the month

Writing prompt of the month

I’m reading Mary Karr’s The Art of Memoir right now (see review in this newsletter), and it’s a book that has come at the perfect time for me. It’s saying what I need to hear right now. I love when that happens. Karr is an author committed to the genre of memoir who has written three to date, The Liar’s…

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