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Writing Memoir, Biography and Autobiography with Josephine Taylor

In this workshop, Josephine will outline the different forms of life writing, and explore how real-life experiences and creative writing techniques can be used to write effective and memorable memoir, autobiography and biography. Participants can bring draft auto/biography, but we will focus mainly on life-writing exercises, with feedback and with tips galore. Participants will discover how much fun it is to write a life!

Josephine Taylor

Josephine Taylor is a writer and freelance editor from Perth, where she holds the following positions: Associate Editor, Westerly Magazine (UWA); Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Edith Cowan University; and editorial board member, Margaret River Press. Her published work includes short forms of fiction and life-writing, and she is currently working on a book-length manuscript. Josephine teaches in the areas of creative writing, editing and Australian fiction. Her workshops are informative, vibrant and fun.


Title: “Writing Memoir, Biography and Autobiography” with Josephine Taylor
Date: Saturday 1st June 2019
Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Cost: $38 for members, $48 for non-members
Venue: Peter Cowan Writers Centre, Edith Cowan House, Building 20, ECU Joondalup Campus, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup.

Please click onto our Online Registration Form to enrol immediately. For further details please click the Flyer

Call (08) 9301 2282 or email cowan05@bigpond.com for further inquiries.

Directions to the Centre: From Lakeside Drive to Deakin Road, enter Car Park 14. There is a visitors parking area, near the Gymnasium and Child Care Centre. Parking is free over weekends.

Please click the Map to Venue.