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 Lincoln Park Village. 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 will start in May, 2017 and registration for that session will start in April, 2017. Phone 312.744.4550 and ask about Beth Finke’s “Me, Myself and I” class.
  • 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 on March 9, 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.

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