the Birren Center for Autobiographical Studies

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Mission Statement / Editorial Focus
The Birren Center brings together people from diverse backgrounds. It is committed to research and enriching lives through writing and sharing the Guided Autobiography experience with others.

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Primary Editor/Contact Person
Emma Fulenwider
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Submissions Policy
We only accept submissions from teachers and students of the GAB method of memoir writing. SUBMISSION GUIDELINES: Must be your original work on the theme chosen for the collection Must be written in English Length: 800-1000 words Only one submission per person Must be received before deadline Prefer unpublished work, or if your essay has been previously published you must own the rights to reprint it Submissions are selected on the following criteria: - How well the work reflects the theme - The essay's intent and ability to edify and entertain the reader - No excess profanity, graphic sexual content, or disrespect toward any category of persons
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Onward!: True Life Stories of Challenges, Choices & Change