Art of Writing

Art of Writing

Joyce Carol Oates

In Conversation on the Art of Writing
Art of Writing
| Morrison Reading Room, 101 Doe Library

Joyce Carol Oates, author of over seventy works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry, discusses the craft and practice of writing.

Past Art of Writing Events

Michael Lewis

In Conversation on the Art of Writing
Art of Writing
| Morrison Reading Room, 101 Doe Library

Michael Lewis, author of The Big Short, Moneyball, and other bestselling books, discusses his career and practice as a writer.

Patricia Williams in Conversation with Ramona Naddaff

When Not to Write Like a Lawyer: The Art of Genre Transgression
Art of Writing
| Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Patricia Williams is the James L. Dohr Professor of Law at Columbia University. A scholar of race, gender, and law, she is a prolific writer across a variety of genres. Her books include The Alchemy of Race and Rights and Open House: Of Family, Food, Piano Lessons, and the Search for a Room of My Own. She is a columnist for the Nation.

A Book is Born

Greil Marcus and Steve Wasserman
Art of Writing
| Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Cultural critic Greil Marcus and publisher Steve Wasserman discuss their nearly half-century of collaboration.