Event Title

Panel: The Shattered Mirror: Narratives as the Fragments of the Experience

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

20-3-1985 12:00 PM

End Date

20-3-1985 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives” features Amy Clampitt, Barry Hannah, Sandra Birdsell, and Thomas McGrath forming the panel “The Shattered Mirror: Narratives as the Fragments of Experience.” The panelists discuss possibilities of narrative in poetry and the absence of narrative in fiction, the difficulties of writing poems and stories, their creative processes, developing characters, the role of form in the writing process, stress as a creative impulse, their approaches to inspiration, the expenditure of energy teaching while trying to complete works of writing, making a living by writing, literary influences, writing habits, and their thoughts on the conference.

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Panel: The Shattered Mirror: Narratives as the Fragments of the Experience

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 20, 1985 as part of the 16th annual UND Writers Conference: “Narratives” features Amy Clampitt, Barry Hannah, Sandra Birdsell, and Thomas McGrath forming the panel “The Shattered Mirror: Narratives as the Fragments of Experience.” The panelists discuss possibilities of narrative in poetry and the absence of narrative in fiction, the difficulties of writing poems and stories, their creative processes, developing characters, the role of form in the writing process, stress as a creative impulse, their approaches to inspiration, the expenditure of energy teaching while trying to complete works of writing, making a living by writing, literary influences, writing habits, and their thoughts on the conference.