Memoirist of the Month—February 2016: Neesha Hosein

“I’m always humbled by the friendliness and solidarity of the Six community. My day isn’t complete without a Six fix.” Name: Neesha Hosein Place: Houston, Texas SMITH Member Since: October 2014 On the day Neesha Hosein joined Six Words, she posted memoirs in

Memoirist of the Month—January 2016: George Sosa

“I came across The Pekar Project and there was a mention there about Six-Word Memoirs. The name was vaguely familiar and the concept was a hoot. I visited the site and was hooked.” Name: George Sosa Place: New York, New York SMITH

Memoirist of the Month—December 2015: Jennifer R.

“Six Words is the first thing I see in the morning when I log in. I consider myself an ‘all-in’ Sixer. Backstories, photos, messages — you name it, I post it.” Name: Jennifer R. Place: Vancouver Island, Canada SMITH Member Since: 2012

“The Best Advice in Six Words” on Tour: Greenlight Books

It was standing room only on a brisk November evening at Greenlight Books in Brooklyn as fans of Six-Word Memoirs gathered to celebrate the release of The Best Advice in Six Words. Laughter dominated the night as local Advice contributors famous

Memoirist of the Month—November 2015: Rebecca H.

“SMITH is the perfect playground for this introvert who harbors an inner extrovert. … I can’t get enough of the brilliance and beauty of this international community of memoirists.” Name: Rebecca H. Place: Southeastern Wisconsin SMITH Member Since: November 2011 One of the first

Memoirist of the Month: October 2015—Neil Slevin

“I visit Six Words almost daily, commenting and favoriting as I go. I like to trawl through each and every six since my last visit. I used to just focus on my own writing, but I’ve really bought in to

Memoirist of the Month: September 2015—Andrea Forgnone

“I began reading through memoirs, comments and loved what I read. There was a humanness here. I could read between the lines. The Six-Word Memoirs felt like epic novels.” Name: Andrea Forgnone Place: San Diego, California SMITH Member Since: July 2012 Andrea Forgnone has

Memoirist of the Month: August 2015—Leigh Giza

“I feel like I have come to know many of the wonderful writers who share their wonderful memoirs, even though I’ve never actually met any of them.” Name: Leigh Giza Place: Bristow, Virginia SMITH Member Since: August 2010 Leigh Giza has built

Memoirist of the Month—July 2015: Guy Austin

Now I write regularly and have actually submitted short stories to publishers — nothing published, but receiving rejection letters actually makes me smile. It means I’m trying. I would never have done so without having been involved on this site.

Memoirist of the Month—June 2015: Amber H.

“I was searching online for creative writing outlets when I discovered Six-Word Memoirs. I could never commit to blogging daily or maintaining a website, so Six Words was perfect because I could submit whenever the spirit moved me.” Name: Amber H.