Memoir Resources


Editor‘s Pick

Bessel van der Kolk's masterpiece, “The Body Keeps the Score,” on trauma. Memoirs are written to understand and inhabit a difficult life. This book is indespensible.

Prompts for writing about trauma, in effect.

 

“Writing to Heal The Soul—Transforming Grief and Loss Through Writing” Susan Zimmerman

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“Inventing the Truth: The Art and Craft of Memoir” Edited by William Zinsser

 

“Making Stories” Jerome Bruner

 

“Truth + Lies” GRANTA

 

“The Stories We Live By: Personal Myths and the Making of the Self” Dan P. MacAdams

 

“Kept Secret: The Half-Truth in Nonfiction” Jen Hirt