Tag Archives: Lauren Kessler

Author Interview: Lauren Kessler on Counterclockwise, Narrative Nonfiction, and Technology Use in Media

Lauren Kessler actively engages in her material, whether it’s working with Alzheimer’s patients, sitting through middle school classes or sweating through a two-week fitness bootcamp. She funnels research, interviews and hands-on experience through her own perspective, distilling all that material … Continue reading

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Storytelling Links

I’m deep into the interviews for the author collection I’m putting together, and thinking a lot about storytelling, so here are a few links. Lauren Kessler, whose interview will be in the book, wrote this hilarious and oh-so-true essay about … Continue reading

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Author Lauren Kessler on the Writer’s Life, Narrative Nonfiction

I didn’t mean to start taking notes at the April 8 HomeWord Bound event, but as Lauren Kessler, one of the featured authors, started talking about the writing life, I couldn’t help myself. My notebook slid out of my purse, … Continue reading

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Great Local Writers, Great Cause

Last night I had the pleasure of attending HomeWord Bound, the annual Community Partners for Affordable Housing benefit, at the Tualatin Country Club. HomeWord Bound invites Oregon writers to join community members and housing advocates for a memorable fund-raising gala. Along … Continue reading

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