Tyrese Boone works the camera during the Saturday panels at the Mayborn LitCon July 22, 2017.
Hepola believes that the beautiful thing about literater is that it opens what you thought was personal to a communal experience.
While the world is trapped in the regimes of emotional detachment, war, and disloyalty, Sebastian Junger is advocating for the indulgence of human relations. In his book ‘Tribe’, Junger travels into American Indian territory in order to record and understand the importance of brotherhood with the hopes of spreading their traits[…]
“I have always tried to write with compassion if the people who I’m writing about are entitled to it.”
Silence envelops the room as I sit here reflecting on my experiences from this weekend at The Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference. As the journey back from Grapevine began, I thought about my assignment: what would I write about? With so many possibilities to choose from, I struggled with how I would put […]
Katherine Boo urges fellow storytellers to “be serious about being accurate, not trying to make people care.”
In journalism, sometimes the hardest question isn’t what to write. It’s whether to even write it. Defining the amount of ethical responsibility journalists have to their sources is no easy task, so it’s no surprise the topic was a popular one at this year’s Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference[…]