Fine Arts Work Center In Provincetown

2023 Summer Workshops

Susanna Sonnenberg Fighting the Ego: How to Get Real in Memoir June 30 to July 5, 2019 Tuition: $650 Workshop: 9am-12pm Discipline: Nonfiction/Memoir OPEN TO ALL On-site Housing Available

This workshop is part of our Memoir & Creative Nonfiction Week.

In a confidential environment the workshop will focus on unmasking the many selves that keep us from putting the truth on the page. Through in-class prompts and daily assignments, we will explore the creative rewards of risk. We will also workshop each other’s submitted work.

Please submit a memoir except or personal essay of no more than 1,500 to Dawn Walsh at by June 14.


Susanna Sonnenberg is the author of the memoirs Her Last Death and She Matters: A Life in Friendships, both New York Times Best Sellers. Her essays and personal narratives have been widely anthologized. She teaches writing online and writes in Missoula, Montana, where she has lived since 1993.