What Happened Was...

What Happened Was...

On Writing Personal Essays and Memoir

Companions for the Journey

by Genie Zeiger

Published by: White Pine Press

128 Pages, 5.10 x 7.10 x 0.40 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781935210047
  • Published: June 2009


“Genie turns our attention to things that matter, radical medicine in a time of lost vision.”—Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul

Written by essayist and memoir writer Genie Zeiger, What Happened Was is a concise introduction to the art of personal writing. In her preface, she discusses the hows and whys of personal writing, words that touch the heart. What follows is a varied collection of her work, each essay accompanied by suggestions on how to explore an archetypal experience in the reader’s own life.

Genie Zeiger is the author of two memoirs, Atta Girl and How I Find Her.