Posts Tagged ‘ancestors’

Online Class: Family History With Imagination

I’m offering a new stand-alone online class: Family History With Imagination. This class overlaps a little with part of the Writing About Ancestor Trouble course I offered, but is structured to allow more people to join, and will focus on cultivating imagination around tough family histories and how to draw on creativity transparently in nonfiction while prioritizing fact and being clear about how the two intersect. 

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Review in the Washington Post

I reviewed Rachel Jamison Webster’s first book, Benjamin Banneker and Us: Eleven Generations of an American Family, for the Washington Post Book World. I appreciated the author’s intentional, thoughtful, and inclusive approach, and also had some hesitations and came away with some questions.

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