June 29, 2016

Voice and Vocation in Nonfiction

Craft Lit: Episode #2

"Essay," as a verb, means to attempt or try, and comes from "assay" which is to examine something in order to determine its nature. And for essayist Dinty Moore, this is what nonfiction is all about. Having written several books on life and writing, he discusses the role of voice and persona in nonfiction, the slipperiness of memory, and the true vocation of the essay-writer.

audio freemusicarchive.org podington bear.