Thursday January 17, 2013

Berkshire Writers Room will host a special workshop on memoir writing, before its annual writing contest on memoirs, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Lichtenstein on Renne Avenue.

Lynda Collins-Vilissidis will lead the workshop. She recently graduated from Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, where she received training in writing memoir.

The cost is $5 for non-members and free for members. Register by contacting Diana Gomez at (413) 842-5014 or