Event Title

Panel

Presenter Information

Elizabeth Tallent
Larry McMurtry

Location

UND Memorial Ballroom

Start Date

18-3-1987 12:00 PM

End Date

18-3-1987 1:00 PM

Description

This audiovisual recording from March 18, 1987 as part of the 18th annual UND Writing Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage” features a panel comprised of Larry McMurty and Elizabeth Tallent. The panelists discuss perceptions of West and open spaces, memories of growing up in open spaces, how landscape directs their work, social expectations connected to particular places, developing dynamic characters, completing the task of writing a short story, nostalgic writing about a romanticized West, regrets, writing across cultural and gender distinctions, their primary education, measuring success as a writer, and consciousness in writing.

Moderator: John Little.

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Panel

UND Memorial Ballroom

This audiovisual recording from March 18, 1987 as part of the 18th annual UND Writing Conference: “Writers of the Purple Sage” features a panel comprised of Larry McMurty and Elizabeth Tallent. The panelists discuss perceptions of West and open spaces, memories of growing up in open spaces, how landscape directs their work, social expectations connected to particular places, developing dynamic characters, completing the task of writing a short story, nostalgic writing about a romanticized West, regrets, writing across cultural and gender distinctions, their primary education, measuring success as a writer, and consciousness in writing.

Moderator: John Little.