U.C. Davis Professor, Judith Newton, and President of the National Association of Memoir Writers, Linda Joy Myers, present

“Women Writing Their Lives”

Thursday, September 12, 7:30 p.m.

Tasting Home: Coming of Age in the Kitchen by Judith Newton

Don't Call Me Mother—A Daughter's Journey from Abandonment to Forgiveness by Linda Joy Myers

These award-winning memoir writers will discuss their personal writing journeys, themes and messages in memoir, and the sometimes-difficult decisions that must be made.

Judith Newton is Professor Emerita in Women and Gender Studies at U.C. Davis where she directed the Women and Gender Studies program for eight years and the Consortium for Women and Research for four.

Linda Joy Myers, Ph. D. is the Founder and President of the National Association of Memoir Writers and the author of The Power of Memoir–How to Write Your Healing Story and Don’t Call Me Mother. Linda has been a therapist in Berkeley for over 30 years, and combines her background in art, clinical work, and writing in her work. She offers unique memoir workshops and trainings in the Bay Area and nationally.

Event date: 
Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
1010 El Camino Real
94025-4349 Menlo Park