Dinner Discussion with Amy Waldman on April 4


Journalist and novelist Amy Waldman will discuss her twofold calling over dinner in Mathey College's private dining room on Monday, April 4, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Co-hosted by Princeton Writes, the Walter Lord Society, and the Writers Studio and geared to undergraduates, "The Whole Truth: Telling Stories Through Journalism and Fiction" will explore how writers can develop their voices in both genres, probing the possibilities of each.  How, for example, can fiction transcend the limitations of journalism to tell a fuller story? When can journalism provide greater clarity than fiction? Waldman is a visiting lecturer in the Council of the Humanities and [...]

Dinner Discussion with Amy Waldman on April 42016-03-31T17:51:02-04:00

Roundtable with Amy Rowland on February 23


Novelist and National Endowment for the Arts Literary Fellow Amy Rowland will lead a dinnertime discussion entitled "Finding Your Novel in Real Life" in Mathey College's Firestone Room on Tuesday, February 23, from 7:00-8:00 p.m. Rowland, whose debut novel, The Transcriptionist, earned her the Addison M. Metcalf Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters last year, will explore the relationship between fiction and reality. How, she will ask, do novelists choose what to take from life when constructing a fictional self, a character, or an imaginary world? Is all writing autobiographical, as the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Donald Murray famously [...]

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