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.

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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May 15, 2011
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May 29, 2011

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  • May 15, 2011 | 6:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • May 29, 2011 | 4:33am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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