Author & Teacher Robert Clark – This Creative Life Ep 18

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February 1st, 2013
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In which Robert Clark – Edgar Award Winner, Guggenheim Fellow, novelist, essayist, and “nonfictionista” – and I have a good meaty talk about writing, including a healthy dose of the craft and process stuff I love. Robert talks about how he hatches a book, his transition from nonfiction to fiction at the beginning of his book career, and why it’s important for writers to read broadly as well as deeply. He talks a bit about what he admires about YA fiction, and I also asked him about a couple of workshops he’s teaching this summer (more info below), which, as a former student, I highly recommend.

Author Robert Clark TCL Ep 18

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Show Notes

Robert’s web site

Robert on tumblr

The Glen Workshop (Mt. Holyoke, Mass)

The Prague Summer Program (in Prague!)

Robert’s books


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  • Ashlee Cowles - February 9, 2013 at 12:54 pm -

    Thanks for this great interview, Sara. Now I’m even more excited to take the fiction course with Robert Clark this summer at Glen East!

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