Storytelling From Your Life: The Craft of Sharing Memories

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In this workshop, learn how to turn meaningful personal anecdotes into engaging stories! Bring your story ideas and, with guidance and inspiration from instructor Chandreyee Lahiri, start turning them into 5-minute stories for performance.

Chandreyee Lahiri is a regular story performer, fiction writer, and workshop presenter. She has appeared in Stories from the Stage, Suitcase Stories, and a Moth GrandSLAM, among others. She is the creator and producer of the storytelling series We Are Waltham, and co-curates a show called Voices for South Asian Immigrant Experiences. In 2020, she was one of the winners of the “Boston in 100 Words” contest, and in 2021, her story “Dumba Chora” was selected as the Boston Book Festival’s “One City One Story.” Visit her website to learn more.


This event is generously sponsored by the Library Trustees.

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Tuesday, August 1, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Coolidge Corner - Meeting Room
31 Pleasant Street, Brookline, MA 02446


The Coolidge Corner is located on the ground floor of the Coolidge Corner Library. There are three methods of access: (1) Use the main entrance, which is equipped with a ramp and door openers, followed by the lift in the far east corner of the ground floor. (2) Follow the outdoor ramp around the north side of the building to the ground floor entrance, which is equipped with a door opener, followed by three stairs from the hallway into the room, or (3) follow the outdoor ramp around the north side of the building to the back entrance, which is equipped with a door opener. This venue is equipped with assistive listening transmitters and devices, available upon request.

Need aids or accommodations? Email our administration team or give us a call at 617-730-2360 for more information.

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