Memoir Classes

Sign up for a memoir-writing class with Beth Finke

Author Beth Finke looking very happy surrounded by members of her memoir writing class for seniorsBeth leads four weekly memoir-writing classes in Chicago. Here’s how to sign up and get started writing stories about your own life:

  • Two classes in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood are sponsored by The Village Chicago. You can phone them at 773.248.8700 to find out if there are any openings.
  • The class sponsored by the City of Chicago’s Department of Family & Support Services – Area on Aging meets Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Renaissance Court in the Chicago Cultural Center, 78 East Washington Street. The next eight-week session meets through July, 2017, and is full. Phone 312.744.4550 to ask when you can register for Beth Finke’s “Me, Myself and I” class for fall, 2017.
  • Beth’s memoir-writing class in Printer’s Row meets on the second floor of Grace Place (637 S. Dearborn, Chicago) on Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. The fee is $75 for each six-week session. The next Grace Place  memoir class starts in June, 2017. You can register and pay online for the next six-week session in Printer’s Row or email Beth at if you prefer registering and paying by check.