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Litquake Writing Class
Writing Nonfiction Like a Novel with T.J. Stiles

Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

A wine reception in Litquake’s 6th floor offices will follow the class.

Researching that sprawling nonfiction book project, but finding yourself bogged down in the narrative? Every great nonfiction book, from biography to academic tome travelogue to memoir, needs the same arc, the same tension found in great fiction. But how to unearth the throughlines of your work? Two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient T.J. Stiles won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History for Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, and the 2010 Pulitzer for Biography and the 2009 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt. A Guggenheim fellow, he has taught creative nonfiction at Columbia.

$100 with special 10% discount for Mechanics' Institute members! Use code MCM2018 when purchasing tickets.

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Litquake reserves the right to cancel at any time and issue a full refund or credit to a later class. If you are unable to attend your class, please email info@litquake.org at least seven days prior to receive a refund or credit, minus a $25 service charge.

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Admission: 
Members $100
Public $105
Location: 
4th Floor Board Room
Questions?
Taryn Edwards - 415-393-0103

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