Everyone has a story to tell: memoir writing workshops for people of diverse cultural backgrounds


Everyone has a story to tell: Join us for online memoir writing workshops for people of diverse cultural backgrounds.

Do you have a migration story to share? Feeling a little bit stumped when it comes to working out where to start? People of diverse cultural backgrounds are invited to join in a series of memoir writing workshops. Presented by Elsa Licumba, Newcastle based author of 'Freedom to Belong'.

In this workshop series you will: 

  • gain inspiration,  
  • learn writing skills,  
  • discover how to self-publishing,  
  • meet other writers. 

About the facilitator - Elsa Licumba is the founder of Cultural Transition Consultancy which aims to train businesses and migrants on how to navigate cultural transition in a new host country. 

How the course works:

  • Watch the weekly videos available here each Tuesday starting 26 May.
  • Use the writing prompt in each video to kick start your writing in your own time.
  • Join the weekly online Zoom meetups  - Tuesdays 2, 9, 16, and 23 June, 5.30pm – 6.30pm.
  • Please be prepared to attend all Zoom meetups.


Ages: Adult

Cost: Free

Bookings Essential

Registered participants will be emailed a Zoom Login and password. These details will be valid for all of the Zoom meetups.

  • 02 June 2020 to 02 July 2020