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Sunday, May 1 • 11:30am - 12:45pm
10K: How To Write a Kick-Ass Essay FULL

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In ten steps, award winning writer Ann Hood will help you take your good essay to kick ass. We will read essays by Jonathan Lethem, Joanne Beard, and Junot Diaz and discuss why these essays are successful. Then Hood will take you through the steps that you can apply to your own essays to make them moving, resonant, and memorable.

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Ann Hood

Ann Hood is the author of the bestselling novels The Book That Matters Most, The Obituary Writer, The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread, and Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine. Her memoir, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, was a NYT Editor's Choice and was named one of the top ten non-fiction books of 2008 by Entertainment Weekly. Hood has won two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Best American Travel Writing Award, and a Best... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 11:30am - 12:45pm
Whittier Room