Telling Your Story
July 19 | 9 - 4
We all have stories to tell—stories about growing up, first jobs, military service, first homes. Stories that should be written down and shared with family and friends. Stories that made us who we are today. Jerry has activities that that will trigger those memories. You’ll have a chance to do some writing and hear other people’s stories that will help you remember as well. Jerry’s book, Telling Your Story, will be used as a reference during the day.
Jerry Apps, born and raised on a Wisconsin farm, is Professor Emeritus at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the author of more than 45 books, fiction and nonfiction. Jerry has completed five hour-long documentaries with Public Television, one of which won a regional Emmy award. He has won numerous awards for his writing including the Distinguished Service Award from the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s College of Agricultural and Life Science and the Major Achievement Award from the Council for Wisconsin Writers. He is also a Fellow at the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters and was inducted into the Wisconsin 4-H Hall of Fame. Jerry received the White Cedar Award from The Clearing, where he has taught creative writing for 29 years.
Tuition: $103 (lunch included)
Materials Fee: $12.00 (discounted from $17 retail for this class’ students only) for Jerry’s book Telling Your Story; payable to The Clearing at registration and can be picked up the day of class.
Location: Jens Jensen Visitor Center
To take this class
Total Cost: $115.00
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