Anarchist Audience

Friday, September 30, 2016 at 11:00 am

Writing a piece is only half the battle – once your work makes its way out into the world, there’s no controlling what happens next. And sometimes, the reaction might not be quite what you expected. Prepare to get rowdy as these authors discuss unexpected audience reactions.

Image credit: Adam Chandler


Friday_ConfessionalWriting_ElderlyCitizens_AnthonyNocera_creditAlanWeedon

Confessional Writing: New Self Through Print

Friday, September 30, 2016
4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

When you reveal something for the first time through your writing, what are the ramifications?

Friday_NewMedia_Vinyl_JustinWolfers_creditAnnaMayberry

New Media

Friday, September 30, 2016
11:00 am - 12:00 pm

An exploration of writing and technology, as well as other forms of storytelling in new media such as podcasting, video, images and online communities

Sunday_CensorshipandPoliticalCorrectness_RoyalExchange_YukiIwama_creditAlanWeedon

Censorship and Political Correctness

Sunday, October 2, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Whose story is this to tell? Grappling with the space between, ensuring that communities and individuals speak for themselves, as well as the responsibility to shed light on difficult issues.

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Research and Lived Experience

Friday, September 30, 2016
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

How do you sensitively tell a story that is not your own? Writers discuss their approaches to research and stories of lived experience.