From Memory to Memoir

Boothbay Harbor, Maine

From Memory to Memoir provides memoir writing workshops to nonprofessional writers who have compelling personal stories they want to share with others. Every year, the best of the workshop writing from that year is collected in a published anthology.

Areas of Expertise

Workshop leader Barbara Burt is a writer, editor, and writing coach. Her nonfiction work has been published in national magazines and state-wide newspapers, and her poetry has appeared in literary journals. She leads numerous workshops each year and also consults one-on-one with writers engaged in a longer project.

Professional Affiliations

The workshops are led using the values and philosophy of the Transformative Language Arts Network (

Books by From Memory to Memoir