Brooklyn, NY • Saturday, November 9
“History is not a constant. It is constantly renegotiated.”
Who owns history? What are you allowed to do with it—in memoir, in fiction? In this Master Class, we will consider ways to interpret, understand and shape history to tell a story. Looking at specific examples from literature, we’ll discuss research and how to incorporate that research into your own writing.
“In a continuation of the style developed through his memoir, Barr’s first novel is distinguished by its compassion, its wisdom and its remarkable sense of poetry.” —the Guardian
“A story so powerful and upsetting that it’s a useful reminder of how fiction can illuminate the indignities visited upon those the world has mistreated and then forgotten.” —Irish Times
Damian Barr is the author of the novel You Will Be Safe Here; and the memoir Maggie Me, which was a BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week and the Sunday Times Memoir of the Year. He hosts his celebrated Literary Salon at The Savoy in London.
Saturday, November 9
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
323 Dean Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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