Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I’ve taken many writing workshops since the age of 20, and this was the best I ever participated in.
Memoir Writing
Erin Dow
public interest lawyer
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An emotional rollercoaster that everyone should ride.
Memoir Writing
Jonathan Stark
director
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Memoir Writing was there for me at the right time during my creative journey. I was floating a bit, not sure of the structure and process, and this class equipped me with the right tools and provided a sense of direction.
Memoir Writing
Christie Munson
grant writer
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A great opportunity to learn memoir writing, using many examples from famous memoirs, supported by the detailed structure and focus needed to convey a compelling life story.
Memoir Writing
Lizzie Belden
project manager
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A great way to begin to put together the memoir you always wanted to write.
Memoir Writing
Stephen Conn
cartoonist/writer
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Inspiring. Encouraging. Affirming. Well worth the time, effort, and tuition.
Memoir Writing
Melanie Brake
stay at home mother
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Take it, take it, take it. It is lots of fun - you meet people of all ages, all walks of life from all over the world. The course is rich not only because of the excellent instructors but because of the fellow students!
Memoir Writing
Kay Berryman
retired
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A fantastic way to start writing! I wrote 20 pages of a memoir that I've been thinking about writing for some time. The feedback from the instructor and peers convinced me that I have a story worth telling, and I took away excellent ideas to improve my writing.
Memoir Writing
Kristine McCarthy
English teacher
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A really interesting way to get at your own personal history.
Memoir Writing
Joanna Patton
ad agency owner, retired
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At the end of class, I left with a head chock-full of ideas that I couldn't wait to use once I got home!
Memoir Writing
Dawn Campbell
teacher
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My writing has improved more than 100%, and I can hardly wait to take another course.
Memoir Writing
Diane Calvert
visual artist
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Eye-opening. Addictive, in a very healthy way. Life-changing.
Memoir Writing
Dina Shalaby
senior research analyst
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This course got me completing up to 75 pages of new work for my book, as well as giving me clearer ideas about what to do with chapters that needed work.
Memoir Writing
Rania Zada
writer
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I learned the nuts and bolts of memoir. Specifically, I got connected to the process of writing, and the course took it out of the theoretical and made it real for me.
Memoir Writing
Drew Hastings
performing artist/writer
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The day was a wonderful introduction to writing a memoir with topics covered thoroughly and interspersed with excellent exercises.
Memoir Writing
Pamela Markham
visual artist
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This course was a game-changer in the beginning of this life chapter for me as a writer.
Memoir Writing
Wendy Timmons
producer
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This class was a wonderful mix of lecture, assignments, exchanges, and critiques. I've learned so much. My technique has improved, and I will continue to refer to the lectures as I write my memoir.
Memoir Writing
Deborah Lehman
freelance journalist
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This class will give you the kick you need to get your book completed.
Memoir Writing
William Dameron
IT director
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It introduced me to a wonderful group of friends and writers and became THE thing I looked forward to each week.
Memoir Writing
Rachel Curley
HR manager
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The teacher set up a lovely, nurturing, and non-judgmental environment that made for a true writer's haven.
Memoir Writing
Beth Friedman
psychotherapist
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