Dani Shapiro – Author of memoirs and writing instructor specializing in memoir writing.
Mary Karr – Memoirist and professor known for her memoir “The Liars’ Club” and expertise in memoir writing.
Marion Roach Smith – Memoir writing teacher and author of “The Memoir Project: A Thoroughly Non-Standardized Text for Writing & Life.”
William Zinsser (1922-2015) – Writer and author of “On Writing Well,” which offers insights on memoir writing.
Vivian Gornick – Writer, critic, and memoirist known for her book “The Situation and the Story: The Art of Personal Narrative.”