Francesca Beard

Francesca Beard performs poetry and runs workshops all over the world with the British Council, and is currently working on \"London Tales,\" an interactive storytelling platform for live and online participants with B3 Media, supported by The Arts Council, England, developed through residencies with The Banff Centre, Canada and The Mixed Reality Lab, Nottingham University.
Six Word Memoirs
Hemingway’s legendary challenge to write a novel in six words—”For sale: baby shoes, never worn”— has unintentionally created one of the hottest modern literary trends. In 2006, SMITH Magazine gave the six-word story a personal twist, calling it the Six-Word Memoir. Now, more than half a million Six-Word Memoirs on SMITHmag.net and a bestselling book series later, SMITH Magazine comes to celebrate the release of its “Oy! Only Six? Why Not More?” — Six Words on the Jewi...