Family Memories Workshop
Saturday 8th September
Bring your personal story or the stories of your family to life. Learn skills to transform your experience into words and create a memoir that others want to read.
Tutor Karen Crofts
Karen Crofts is director of Hunter Writers Centre. She has judged many short story writing competitions including The Newcastle Herald short story competition (4 times), the FAW short story competition, Catchfire Press entries for ‘Home is the Hunter’ anthology, ‘She: True Stories’ writing competition, and she co-selects / awards the Hunter Writers Centre prize in the annual Grieve writing competition which she established in 2012. Karen regularly teaches creative writing for Newcastle and Lake Macquarie libraries, Scone Writers festival, in Hunter high schools and the creative writing series program at HWC. Karen holds a masters degree in Creative Writing from the University of Newcastle where she wrote a collection of short stories around food. She subsequently won awards for her short stories and it is her favourite form of writing.