Event Title

Reading: Kelli Jo Ford

Presenter Information

Kelli Jo Ford

Location

Online (via Zoom)

Event Website

http://www.undwritersconference.org

Start Date

25-3-2022 8:00 PM

End Date

25-3-2022 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from Friday, March 25, 2022, as part of the 53rd Annual UND Writers Conference: “Communities and the Individual,” Kelli Jo Ford reads the short stories “The Year 2003 Minus 20” and “Annie Mae” from her larger work Crooked Hallelujah. Ford also responds to audience questions about when and why she started writing, how her family reacts to her writing, the choice to write about different characters each experiencing the same traumatic event in different ways, the inspiration of the dialogue in Crooked Hallelujah, the inclusion of homosexual characters and relationships in the novel, and the movement, migration, and restlessness of the various characters in the novel.

Introduced by President Andrew Armacost.

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Mar 25th, 8:00 PM Mar 25th, 9:00 PM

Reading: Kelli Jo Ford

Online (via Zoom)

In this audiovisual recording from Friday, March 25, 2022, as part of the 53rd Annual UND Writers Conference: “Communities and the Individual,” Kelli Jo Ford reads the short stories “The Year 2003 Minus 20” and “Annie Mae” from her larger work Crooked Hallelujah. Ford also responds to audience questions about when and why she started writing, how her family reacts to her writing, the choice to write about different characters each experiencing the same traumatic event in different ways, the inspiration of the dialogue in Crooked Hallelujah, the inclusion of homosexual characters and relationships in the novel, and the movement, migration, and restlessness of the various characters in the novel.

Introduced by President Andrew Armacost.

https://commons.und.edu/writers-conference/2022/day2/3