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PWP hosts discussion on writing memoirs

Four panelists will provide perspectives on writing memoirs when the Professional Writers of Prescott group meets on Wednesday, Aug. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Founders Suite of the Prescott Public Library, 215 E. Goodwin St.

Judith March Davis' "Pagoda Dreamer" is a biography of her American mother whose youth in China fostered an Asian perspective that shaped her liberal outlook on life.

Ronny de Jong has published two books based on her childhood in World War II Japanese concentration camps, "In the Shadow of the Sun" and "Rising from the Shadow of the Sun."

Tara Fort helps others preserve their life stories and personal histories through interviews, transcription and final publication.

An excerpt entitled "Voicemale" from Catherine Miller Hahn's s memoir in progress appears in "The Hidden River Cache 2010."

For more information, call Leslie Hoy, 445-4218 or visit


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