memoirist

[mem-wahr-ist, -wawr-]
noun
a person who writes memoirs.

Origin:
1760–70; memoir + -ist

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memoir (ˈmɛmwɑː)
 
n
1.  a biography or historical account, esp one based on personal knowledge
2.  an essay or monograph, as on a specialized topic
3.  obsolete a memorandum
 
[C16: from French, from Latin memoriamemory]
 
'memoirist
 
n

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Example sentences
The memoirist's habit of stealing credit from others to burnish his
  crime-busting image has infected the narrative.
As a memoirist, you have to crack your head open and examine every
  uncomfortable thing in there.
Interviews are arranged alphabetically by the name of the memoirist, giving the
  corresponding reel number.
She brings together three traditions of listening: that of the memoirist, the
  clinician, and the ethnographer.
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