Art of Writing

Art of Writing

Past Art of Writing Events

Sonali Deraniyagala

In Conversation
Art of Writing
Wednesday, Apr 10, 2024 5:00 pm
| David Brower Center

Sonali Deraniyagala lost her entire family, including two sons, in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. She discusses Wave, her bestselling memoir on the experience, which won the PEN Ackerley Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award.

Doreen St. Félix

In Conversation with Hilton Als
Art of Writing
Tuesday, Feb 27, 2024 5:00 pm
| Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Doreen St. Félix is a staff writer at the New Yorker and the magazine’s TV critic. She talks with author and New Yorker critic Hilton Als.

Katrina Dodson on the Art of Translation

Writing and Thinking in Two Languages
Art of Writing
Tuesday, Mar 9, 2021 4:00 pm
| Online

Katrina Dodson, winner of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize, reflects on why there is no such thing as a perfect translation, and why the work of translating requires inhabiting other worlds.