We spoke with experienced writer and teacher Barbara Brooks ahead of her course, Advanced Memoir, starting on Saturday 22 February at Writing NSW.
We interviewed esteemed memoirist and mentor Barbara Brooks ahead of her multi-week course at Writing NSW, Memoir and Memories.
‘What draws writers to memoir might be having a story from life that won’t let you go, something that lodges in the imagination.’
‘You’re writing about real people, people you know, perhaps your family, your ex-husband, your children. How do you do this? It can be a challenge but we have to rise to it.’