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Summer Writing: The Six-Word Memoir by You

Writing Program tutors and faculty brought writing to Welcome to Wheaton Day via Visiting Assistant Professor Ruth Foley's Poems on Demand and the Six Word Memoir.

Six-word memoirs

Six-Word Memoirs

Professor Connie Campana, Wheaton Emerson Writing Fellow Angie Sarhan and a host of writing tutors invited students and parents to compose their six-word Wheaton memoir. Inspired by an apocryphal story about Ernest Hemingway, who, when challenged to compose a story using only six words, wrote, "For sale: Baby shoes, never worn," our visitors wrote their own. (See side column.)

Professor Foley

Professor Ruth Foley pens Poems on Demand

 

 

 

 

Peer Writing Tutors

Peer Writing Tutors

What's your story? Send Professor Lisa Lebduska your summer memoir (lebduska_lisa@wheatoncollege.edu) and if she uses it on our writing page, she'll treat you to the Balfour Hood beverage of your choice.

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