Creating Compelling Non-Fiction
Authors talked about techniques for writing non-fiction, focusing on what makes it compelling to the reader. They responded to… read more
Authors talked about techniques for writing non-fiction, focusing on what makes it compelling to the reader. They responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Johnson moderated.
Panelists: Patricia Brady, author of A Being So Gentle: The Frontier Romance of Rachel and Andrew Jackson; Freddi Williams Evans, author of Congo Square: African Roots in New Orleans; Rowan Jacobsen, author of Shadows on the Gulf: A Journey Through Our Last Great Wetland; and Ian McNulty, author of Louisiana Rambles.
“Real Life Drama: Creating Compelling Non-Fiction” was a panel of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, held March 27, 2011, in the Royal Sonesta Grand Ballroom. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Patricia Brady Director (Former) Historic New Orleans Collection->Publications
- Freddi Williams Evans Author
- Rowan Jacobsen Author
- David Johnson Executive Editor and Director Louisiana Cultural Vistas Magazine->Art
- Ian McNulty Contributing Writer Gambit Weekly (New Orleans, LA)
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