Author Mary Albanese will present “Life Writing, Secrets of Crafting a Memoir, Biography, or Autobiography” at the UAF Elmer E. Rasmuson Library.
When: Wed. Aug. 28, 2013, 6:00-7:00pm
Where: Level 6, Rasmuson Library
The presentation is free and open to the public. Albanese will discuss the process of crafting a memoir and how one might go about writing a biography or autobiography. She will share her writing secrets and seek to demystify the life of a writer. “Alaskans have some of the world’s best stories to tell,” she said. Albanese is the author of Midnight Sun, Arctic Moon: Mapping the Wild Heart of Alaska, an account of her life in Alaska from 1977 to 1987. She became a field geologist and spent her years in Alaska mapping for the US Bureau of Mines and the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys. The book was a finalist for the Readers’ Favorites competition. She is a writer living in England and is a film and TV scriptwriter, an artist, and a songwriter.
Her website is http://www.maryalbanese.com