Event Title

Panel: The Comic Ghetto

Start Date

3-4-2009 12:00 PM

End Date

3-4-2009 1:00 PM

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In this recording from April 3, 2009 during the 40th Annual UND Writers Conference, “Wit,” Chuck Klosterman, Steve Almond, and Charles Baxter participate in a panel entitled “The Comic Ghetto.” They discuss a number of topics, including what it means to be labeled a “humorist,” how they see their work being influenced by other writers, if they think that they are writing from a particular gendered perspective, the significance of using multiple voices in any given work, the role of personal experience in their writing, how humor is used in literature, and whether there is a limit to the use of humor, among a number of other things.

Panel moderated by Jan Daley Jury.

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Panel: The Comic Ghetto

In this recording from April 3, 2009 during the 40th Annual UND Writers Conference, “Wit,” Chuck Klosterman, Steve Almond, and Charles Baxter participate in a panel entitled “The Comic Ghetto.” They discuss a number of topics, including what it means to be labeled a “humorist,” how they see their work being influenced by other writers, if they think that they are writing from a particular gendered perspective, the significance of using multiple voices in any given work, the role of personal experience in their writing, how humor is used in literature, and whether there is a limit to the use of humor, among a number of other things.

Panel moderated by Jan Daley Jury.