Saturday 11 January 11.00 am - Saturday 8 February 1.00 pm

This is a course for anyone interested in life writing. Whether you’re looking at ways to record fading memories or want to learn how to write compellingly about personal experience. From 11 am to 1 pm over five consecutive Saturdays, our interactive workshops will be instructive and inspirational, with something for beginners as well as more experienced writers.

‘Every secret of a writer’s soul, every experience of his life, every quality of his mind, is written large in his works.’ Virginia Woolf

About this short course

The course will run on consecutive Saturdays for 5 weeks at 11am – 1 pm. By booking a place you are signing up to the full five sessions. The dates of the course are:

11th January 2020

18th January 2020

25th January 2020

1st February 2020

8th February 2020

Concessionary rates are available.

The cost of the course has been kept low in order to open access as widely as possible. A limited number of bursary places are available and will be allocated according to an assessment of need. For more information, please email
About the tutor, Lily Dunn 

Lily Dunn is a published author of fiction and creative nonfiction, teacher and mentor. She has recently finished a hybrid memoir about the legacy of her father’s various addictions, and has had personal essays published by Granta, Litro, the Real Story and Aeon. She is co-founder of London Lit Lab, and a lecturer at Bath Spa University. She is leading a crowdfunding campaign with Unbound to publish an anthology of recovery stories by people who have suffered from addiction and mental illness.