5 more young writers putting their mark on the writing world.
Mary Karr is the boss of memoir. But she operates without fear when it comes to self-expression. We noticed that in our interview and the media blitz around her new book “The Art of Memoir.”
For Tim O’Brien, the Vietnam War has remained a crucible in his fiction, but the power of imagination and memory, and ‘our elusive interior worlds,’ loom large too.
She didn’t create the form, but Mary Karr has a lot to say about the art of telling your own story.
The boss of memoir dissects the first words of her prologue.
“When I’m on a project, it’s good to be immersed in it, to return to it, daily.”
The boss of memoir opens up about her new book.
The genre conference circuit that takes attendees to “Shangri-La” will focus on memoir writing in its next installment.
Tom Robbins, beloved for his novels, makes the leap to memoir.
“When I think of my memoir, I ask, what are the different layers that will help create an experience? I want you to be immersed in my world.”