Writing for a Public Audience: A Conversation with William Deresiewicz
Stanford Public Humanities hosts an engaging conversation and workshop on the differences between academic writing and public writing, tips for publishing trade books, and more with award-winning essayist and critic William Deresiewicz.
This event is primarily intended for faculty, but graduate students interested in writing for the public are welcome to join. Registration is required.
William Deresiewicz is an award-winning writer, a frequent speaker at educational and other venues, and a former professor of English of Yale. His writing has appeared in many publications, including the Atlantic, Harper’s, the Nation, and the New Republic, as well as on the op-ed pages of the New York Times and the Los Angeles Times. He is the recipient of a National Book Critics Circle award for excellence in reviewing and is the best-selling author of Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life. His new book is The Death of the Artist: How Creators Are Struggling to Survive in the Age of Billionaires and Big Tech.