Eileen Obser
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Eileen Obser commented on the blog post '8 Tips for Taking Care of Yourself while Writing Painful Memories'
"Very well said -- all of it. I've been running memoir writing workshops for over 20 years, and there have been a few times -- thankfully not more than that -- when new memoirists went a bit farther than they could handle. It can happen to any…"
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Who I am:
I am a writer, editor, and teacher of creative writing (for 17 years). I run writing workshops in fiction, nonfiction, and memoir, for men and women 20ish through 85ish.
I have an MFA in Writing and Literature from Stony Brook University Southampton. I was tutored by Jules Feiffer, Roger Rosenblatt, Ursula Hegi, Robert Reeves, Lou Ann Walker, and other fine writers and remain involved with the University.

My website, which includes bio info, some published work, and a newsletter is www.eileenobser.com.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
I'm actively marketing a memoir at this time, trying to find an agent and/or publisher.
I have written plays and screenplays, and two of my one-act plays are under consideration by The Naked Stage (see below).
Media outlets that I currently write for:
N/A
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Memoir, Plays
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
I have reviewed books, but am not doing so now.
Services I offer to other writers:
I am a freelance editor and am currently editing two novels - one a family story, based on real events, written by a retired English professor, and the other a mystery, written by a retired homicide dectective. I am also editing other writers' work - by former students or by referral.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
RAW (Read as Written) a writer's group for MFAers - current and graduates of the Stony Brook Southampton MFA program.
My professional associations:
RAW (see above)
The Naked Stage, theater group at John Drew Theater, East Hampton, NY
Poets & Writers
Artists & Writers of East Hampton (AWEH)
PEN International
I found out about She Writes from:
Wanda St. Hilaire

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At 10:39am on June 13, 2011, Meg Waite Clayton said…
Eileen, Belated welcome to She Writes. I hope you're enjoying the site!

Meg Waite Clayton
Moderator, Novelist Group
Bestselling Author of The Four Ms. Bradwells and The Wednesday Sisters
At 2:00pm on May 4, 2011, Janet Lee Berg said…
I'll follow you anywhere, Eileen . . . you're a determined woman and writer!
 
 
 

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