Grand Ballroom, Hilton Chicago Hotel | February 14, 2009

Episode 7: Switching Hats: When Poets Write Memoir

(Nick Flynn, Carolyn Forche, Alison Granucci, Donald Hall, Honor Moore) These renowned writers traverse both in the genre of poetry and creative nonfiction. When poets write memoirs, with voices both similar and different to those in their poems, they go deeper into the narrative thread, remembering and telling, using the memoir as different mode of travel through the creative terrain. Please join us on a journey through faith and sexuality, race and addiction, and testimonies from war prisoners in this celebration of courage and versatility.

Published Date: September 17, 2009

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