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Saturday, April 13 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Writing Writers: Novels About Struggling Artists - Conversation 1034 - REQUIRES TICKET

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The characters in the novels from Belle Boggs, Dana Czapnik, Christopher Farley and Juliet Lapidos all wrestle with artistic blockages. Join these authors for a discussion on how to build successful novels out of characters with creative struggles.

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Agatha French

Agatha French is a former staff writer in books at the Los Angeles Times. She has worked as an editor for a number of literary journals and magazines, including the Los Angeles Review of Books. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Bennington College. Born and raised in California... Read More →

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C.J. Farley

C.J. Farley has worked as a senior editor for the Wall Street Journal and Time magazine, and is the author of the novels "Game World" and "My Favorite War." Farley served as consulting producer on the Peabody-winning HBO documentary "Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown" and wrote... Read More →
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Belle Boggs

Belle Boggs is the author of "The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood" and "Mattaponi Queen," a collection of linked stories set along Virginia's Mattaponi River. "The Art of Waiting" was a finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay... Read More →
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Dana Czapnik

Dana Czapnik is a 2018 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellow in Fiction from The New York Foundation for the Arts. In 2017, she was awarded an Emerging Writers Fellowship from the Center for Fiction. Czapnik earned her MFA at Hunter College where she was recognized with a Hertog Fellowship. She's... Read More →
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Juliet Lapidos

Juliet Lapidos is a senior editor at The Atlantic. Previously she worked at the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, and Slate. She received her B.A. in Comparative Literature from Yale University and her MPhil in English Literature from Cambridge University, which she attended... Read More →


Saturday April 13, 2019 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Mudd Hall 203, Signing Area 1

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