Mary Karr: The 2016 Diana and Simon Raab Writer-in-Residence

6/27/2016; 58 minutes

Mary Karr, one of the most celebrated memoirists, poets and essayists of her generation, talks about her craft and what it takes to write a memoir. Karr is a best-selling memoirist, poet, and essayist. Her most recent publication, The Art of Memoir, features excerpts from her favorite memoirs and anecdotes from fellow writers' experiences. She is the recipient of prizes from PEN and Best American Poetry, and she has won Pushcart Prizes both for poetry and essays. Recorded on 02/10/2016. (#30630)

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