Saturday, November 2nd: 11:10 am - 12:30 pm

Ten Tips For Writing Great Creative Nonfiction

with Ayelet Tsabari


BSIA • Room 1-23


Unavailable online

(Formerly “Writing Beyond Trauma” with Helen Knott)

The workshop will offer ten practical tips to help you refine your prose, deepen your understanding of the genre, and write stronger and more compelling Creative Nonfiction. Learn to turn lived experience into literary art, apply fiction techniques to enhance your work, and experiment with form, structure, tense and voice. Discussion will focus on finding your theme, confronting your fears, and falling in love with revision. Introduced by Susan Scott.

Early Bird $20   •   Online $22   •    At the Door $25


  • AYELET TSABARI was born in Israel to a large family of Yemeni descent. She is the author of the memoir in essays The Art of Leaving, finalist for the Writer’s Trust Hilary Weston Prize and winner of the Jewish Literary Award for memoir. Her first book, The Best Place on Earth, won the Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature and the Edward Lewis Wallant Award, and was long listed to the Frank O’Connor International Short Story Award. The book was a New York Times Book Review Editors’ Choice, a Kirkus Review Best Book of 2016, and has been published internationally. Recently, Ayelet’s work appeared in Body and Soul: Stories for Skeptics and Seekers, edited by Susan Scott.

    Photo Credit: Jonathan Bloom