Posts Tagged: James McBride

Notable Philadelphia: 4/3–4/9

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Literary events and readings in and around Philadelphia this week!

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Notable NYC: 10/7–10/13

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Literary events and readings in and around New York City this week!

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Notable Twin Cities 5/7-5/13

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Sunday 5/7: Come celebrate the launch of In Her Own Voice: Selected Works of Grace Flandrau, edited by Georgia Ray, with [email protected]! The program will include a brief presentation on F. Scott Fitzgerald contemporary Grace Flandrau, and a dramatic reading by actress Claire DeCoster. It’ll be a good time. The Commodore, 4 p.m., free. Joyce Sutphen will be reading […]

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The Writing is the Ball

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In an excerpt from Why We Write About Ourselves, National Book Award-winner James McBride writes about that question, among other things—the ethics of memoir writing, diversity in publishing, the necessity of struggle, writing in the age of Twitter—and shares some advice for aspiring memoirists: Be wildly ambitious about your writing, and forget the stuff connected […]

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