Evan Fallenberg, author of When We Danced on Water and Light Fell, will close out the season’s Brown Bag lectures with his talk, called “Reading Globally,” at 12:15 p.m. today on the front porch of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center will close out its 2014 season with visits from prose writer-in-residence Evan Fallenberg and poet-in-residence Susan Grimm.
Telling people’s secrets isn’t particularly kind, but it can result in a great story.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Eight will focus on introducing students to contemporary poetry and running successful writing blogs.
A woman treks across the United States to win a bet and save her family, and a man covers the expanse of the South and changes the way the nation thinks about environmentalism. Husband and wife Jim Hunt and Linda Lawrence Hunt will reach into the ashes of the past to compare and contrast these two tales of adventure with their Brown Bag, “Two Travel Narratives: One Famous, One Burned.”
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Seven will center on the impact that travel has on writing and the importance of preserving moments.
One obstacle many memoir writers often face is determining whether or not their experiences will be interesting to others.
Prose writer-in-residence Richard Terrill will lead a workshop called “Writing about Music,” and poet-in-residence Robert Ostrom will lead a workshop called “Personal Landscapes for Poets.” Terrill and Ostrom will also give readings at 3:30 p.m. Sunday on the porch of the Literary Arts Center at Alumni Hall.
Author Donna Jo Napoli is well on her way to 100. Books, that is.
The Chautauqua Writers’ Center workshops for Week Five will center on heightening emotions, the basics of poetry and playwriting.