Event Title

Panel: Directions

Presenter Information

James Crumley
June Jordan
Leslie Silko

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

19-3-1980 12:00 PM

End Date

19-3-1980 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 19, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers” features June Jordan, Leslie Silko, and James Crumley forming the panel “Directions.” The panelists discuss their writing and publishing career directions, challenging forms of writing with their new work, the strong connection between poetry and live performance in theater or film, working with directors and studios in the adaptation of written works to film, how they approach genre, their advice to aspiring young writers, approaching serious and important themes in otherwise humorous writing, conflation of fact and fiction, the emergence of politics in writing, writing from a gendered point of view, writing gender, their thoughts on literary criticism, fiction written by critics, and writing book reviews.

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Panel: Directions

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 19, 1980 as part of the 11th annual UND Writing Conference: “The Storytellers” features June Jordan, Leslie Silko, and James Crumley forming the panel “Directions.” The panelists discuss their writing and publishing career directions, challenging forms of writing with their new work, the strong connection between poetry and live performance in theater or film, working with directors and studios in the adaptation of written works to film, how they approach genre, their advice to aspiring young writers, approaching serious and important themes in otherwise humorous writing, conflation of fact and fiction, the emergence of politics in writing, writing from a gendered point of view, writing gender, their thoughts on literary criticism, fiction written by critics, and writing book reviews.