The Department of Literature’s Creative Writing Program presents the annual Faculty Benefit Reading featuring: Kyle Dargan, Danielle Evans, Stephanie Grant, Andrew Holloran, David Keplinger, Elise Levine, Rachel Snyder on Wednesday, January 23, 7:30 p.m. at 826DC (3233 14th ST, NW). $5 donation suggested, proceeds support 826DC.
Description of the event (brief): In this panel discussion, John Weiskopf, veteran producer and screenwriter, will speak of his work over the last 30 years in Hollywood, where he has produced documentaries for PBS, ABC, and has been a guest director for The Oprah Winfrey Show. Weiskopf has taught screenwriting at La Mesa College, UCLA Extension, and at other institutions abroad.
Of Ted Conover’s most recent feat of literary journalism, The Routes of Man: Travels in the Paved World, Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) writes: “Ted Conover is one of the great writers of my generation, and this may be his finest book. Fearless and compassionate, with echoes of Conrad and Kerouac, it explores how the road, once a symbol of limitless possibility, …more