The Craft of Story: Narrative Strategies in Film and Writing

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 8:00pm
The Russell House


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In this literary talk, Sadia Shepard ’97 will discuss narrative strategies in writing and film. An award-winning writer of nonfiction, she teaches creative writing at Hunter College, where she is also completing an M.F.A. in fiction.

Sadia Shepard ’97 is an award-winning documentary film producer and the author of The Girl from Foreign: A Memoir (2008). Her writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal Magazine, and The New York Times. Her credits as a producer include The September Issue (2009), an award-winning inside look at Vogue, and The Education of Mohammad Hussein (2012), a portrait of a traditional Islamic school in Detroit, for HBO.

 Co-sponsored by Writing at Wesleyan and the Center for Film Studies.