Posts tagged “writer-in-residence”

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: Kary Wayson on Making Your Poetry Better

Posted Sat, 2/28/2015 - 12:18am by  |  Category:

How and How by Kary Wayson Yesterday I met separately with two different students—one a man who has been making poems daily, privately (i.e., without an audience or publication) for the past twenty years; the other, a much younger woman,…

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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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