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 current eight-week session meets until June 21, 2017, and is full. Phone 312.744.4550 to ask when you can register for Beth Finke’s “Me, Myself and I” class that starts again on July 19, 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 current Grace Place  memoir class started  June 8, 2017, and you can email Beth at for information about signing up late. .