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Write Your Own Mini-Memoir

Write Your Own Mini-Memoir What touchstone event, or turning point, occurred in your childhood and that you still remember to this day? Write a 500-word account of this event from your point of view... and submit for a chance to win great prizes!

Taking inspiration from Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood, submissions which are accompanied by an original illustration will receive a bonus point.

Eligibility: All PolyU Students *
Language: English
Format: 500 words (+/- 50 words), Word or PDF document
Submission deadline: 1 December 2019 (Sunday), 11:59 p.m.
  • Champion – Apple Watch Series 5
  • 1st Runner Up – Apple iPad
  • 2nd Runner Up – Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
  • Honourable Mentions: $500 Eslite Bookshop Coupons

Learn more & submit online:

* Excepting CPCE students

Improve Your Writing

Improve Your Writing Join this hands-on writing workshop led by one of our most experienced writers and language instructors. Understand how to improve your writing and get a head start on writing your own memoir. All are welcome.

Date: Thursday, 31 October 2019
Time: 12:30 to 2:00 p.m.
Venue: Seminar Room, 3/F Library
  • Get tips on writing a memoir
  • Receive peer and teacher feedback
  • Learn from an experienced writing instructor

Shari Lughmani coordinates the English Reading and Writing Requirement and teaches creative and academic writing in the English Language Centre.

The workshop will be conducted in English. Register online:

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