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Saturday, August 17 • 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Writing Nonfiction Like a Novel with T.J. Stiles **SOLD OUT**

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Researching that sprawling nonfiction book project, but finding yourself bogged down in the narrative? Every great nonfiction book, from biography to academic tome travelogue to memoir, needs the same arc, the same tension found in great fiction. But how to unearth the throughlines of your work? Two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient T.J. Stiles will share his secrets on making facts come alive, and the place for literary writing in nonfiction. To quote the master: "I try to work in the space where scholarly and literary virtues overlap, where new knowledge and art (or, at least, the enjoyable narrative) enhance each other.”

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T.J. Stiles

Two-time Pulitzer Prize recipient T.J. Stiles won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize in History for Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, and the 2010 Pulitzer for Biography and the 2009 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius... Read More →



Saturday August 17, 2019 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Mechanics' Institute Board Room 57 Post Street, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94104