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Bearing Witness: Raising Awareness and Promoting Justice Through Nonfiction with David Griffith

Presented by Indiana Writers Center at Indiana Writers Center, Indianapolis IN

Aug 04 2019
Bearing Witness: Raising Awareness and Promoting Justice Through Nonfiction with David Griffith

Participants will reflect on excerpts from the work of James Baldwin, Sister Helen Prejean (author of Dead Man Walking), and Eula Biss, among others, as examples of how writers transform anger, fear, and grief into work that promotes change.

Instructor: David Griffith


Join essayist Dave Griffith author of A Good War is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America, for a masterclass on how writing about the issues and injustices right outside our front door can promote justice and disrupt cycles of violence and neglect.

Participants will reflect on excerpts from the work of James Baldwin, Sister Helen Prejean (author of Dead Man Walking), and Eula Biss, among others, as examples of how writers transform anger, fear, and grief

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Cost: $75 nonmembers, $48 members, $42 student members/teacher members/senior members/military members/librarian members

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Indiana Writers Center

1125 Brookside Avenue, Suite B25, Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Parking is located behind the Indiana Art Center in Broad Ripple. The Indiana Writers Center is in the smaller building behind the IAC, not the main building.

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