Event Lectures and Symposia Writing Is Thinking: The Essay in an Age of Speed with Morten Høi Jensen, Shawn McCreesh and Becca Rothfeld
Date and Location
When: Saturday, September 3, 2022
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm EDT
This event will be livestreamed on loc.gov. It will be available for viewing afterwards in the Library's Event Videos collection.
Where: Walter E. Washington Convention Center - Ballroom B (Level 3, South Building)
801 Mount Vernon Place NW, Washington, DC 20001
- Stage: Society & Culture Interests: Literary Collections, Nonfiction
Part of National Book Festival ; 2022 National Book Festival
Request ADA accommodations five business days in advance at (202) 707-6362 or ADA@loc.gov.
In a whirlwind of headlines and tweets, the essay has become a mode of deep thinking and indelible critique. In this program, Liberties Journal contributors Morten Høi Jensen (“The Fiction That Dare Not Speak Its Name”), Shawn McCreesh (“The Hatboro Blues”) and Becca Rothfeld (“Sanctimony Literature”) will discuss the power of the modern essay. Moderated by Celeste Marcus.