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The Memoirist

The Collector

Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Clutter

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I’m a collector.

I’m mostly a collector of books but I also have a love for trinkets and mementos. So, recently when I had do to much needed renovation needed at my home, I had the thankless task of going through all the mementos, clothes, books, and just plain junk I have.




We publish memoirs, personal essays, and fictional memoir. Creative stories unpacked from the nostalgic hope chests of our lives.

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Amy Von Blickhahn

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Writer of memoir essays, pop culture and all the trivia you never knew you wanted.

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