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Dispatches No. 10: Joan Leegant on the Situation and the Story

Posted Fri, 3/06/2015 - 6:10pm by  |  Category:

The Situation and the Story by Joan Leegant I recently met with a writer to talk about a draft of a memoir essay she’d begun some years before. It was about a weekend trip she’d taken by herself to one of…

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Dispatches No. 3: Joan Leegant on “Show, Don’t Tell”

Posted Wed, 11/26/2014 - 5:29pm by  |  Category:

Just Tell It by Joan Leegant Recently a woman came in to talk about a memoir she was writing about a family sabbatical overseas. She’d sent me some chapters in advance and, while there was much to admire, one scene…

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Dispatches from the Writer-in-Residence Office, No. 1: Joan Leegant on Place

Posted Tue, 11/11/2014 - 6:24pm by  |  Category:

Dispatches is a new series on our blog in which our writers-in-residence, Joan Leegant and Kary Wayson, will discuss topics that come up often during their office hours. As a bonus, the posts will end with a prompt that addresses the topic…

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