Sunday, October 10, 2010

senior: six word memoir

hemingway was once wrote a six word story for a bet: "for sale: baby shoes, never worn." smith magazine took this and came up with a project called six word memoir. it's become their most popular concept, and there are people who submit multiple memoirs a day. people have even taken it upon themselves to include artwork or video, and books are now being published. check out the site at:


  1. Hi Dana,

    This is Alyssa from SMITH Magazine. Thanks for mentioning us!

    Love the illustration. Are you submitting to My editor, Larry, loves pieces with visual components.

    -Alyssa, SMITH intern

  2. yes! my piece, as well as about 40 others from my course at parsons submitted work after Larry came to tell us about the project. it was a great presentation and i think everyone really enjoyed doing it!