Rewriting the Archive
Join the forum to help shape the conversation as we share methods, challenges, and resources for rewriting the archive.
What's your genre (blur)?
Is all memory fiction? Are family anecdotes trustworthy? Do you fictionalize? What is creative non-fiction anyway?1
Who tells the story?
Discussions about who has the authority to tell a story, and how we negotiate ownership of the archive and memory1
Let's talk about...
Post anything you'd like to discuss or ask others regarding our grandmothers and our selves.1
Secrets and Lies
Should we reveal family secrets? What to believe if stories shift with each telling? If archive not stable?1
How do you find out information about older relatives? Who has access to the archives?1