Memoirist of the Month—July 2016: Krystyna Fedosejevs

“I quickly became addicted to Six-Word Memoirs. Well-written, touching backstories and priceless photos of many talented writers inspired me to join in May 2014 and hang on for the ride. It truly is the ride of a lifetime; I haven’t

Memoirist of the Month—June 2016: Christine Macdonald

“I pop onto Six-Word Memoirs every day or so for inspiration, to catch up on heartwarming stories of truth, current events and contests. I adore the connectivity the site provides. I am constantly amazed how one six-word sentence can spark

Memoirist of the Month: May 2016—Jamie W.

“The most beautiful Sixes I have ever read on this site were posted well after midnight, when the writers’ hopes and fears are unchained. I write more easily late at night, so that’s when I do most of my own

Memoirist of the Month: April 2016—Eric Skinner

“Like Sunday dinner at Grandma’s, the fried chicken gets us to the table, but the family experience keeps us there — even with the weird uncle, the in-your-face political cousin, and the cheek-smooching great-aunt. They’re all here at SMITH, and

Memoirist of the Month: March 2016 — Barbara Quintiliano

“I really have to work at ‘packaging’ intimate thoughts and feelings so that they can be shared with a larger audience. Writing sixes has allowed me to do a bit more of that … sort of six-word baby steps toward

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

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