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Saturday, March 24 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Making it Work: Finding ways to tell stories when it's not your full time job

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Not everyone with a passion for storytelling works full-time as a writer, reporter, or member of the media industry. Whether you find time to write after work at your 9-5 office job or record a podcast before the baby wakes up, it can be difficult to find the time and creative space to produce meaningful work. Jessica DuLong, Paul Kramer, and Allison Keir have all produced pieces of narrative storytelling in addition to working as a marine engineer, college professor, and university administrator, respectively. Come hear their tips for making it work. 

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Jessica DuLong

Jessica DuLong is an author, historian, ghostwriter, and book coach who teaches narrative nonfiction with The Sackett Street Writers Workshop. Her most recent book, Dust to Deliverance: Untold Stories from the Maritime Evacuation on September 11 (McGraw-Hill), is the culmination of... Read More →
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Allison Keir

Documentary Filmmaker
Allison Keir is formerly the creative executive at Michael Mailer Films. While working with Michael Mailer, she worked on multiple feature films such as Blood & Bone (with Michael Jai White) and The Lodger (with Alfred Molina, Hope Davis, and Simon Baker). After about three years... Read More →
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Paul Kramer

Historian and Writer, Vanderbilt University
Prof. Paul Kramer is an historian and writer who teaches modern US history at Vanderbilt University, with an emphasis on issues of race, gender, economic and transnational inequality, and the United States’ intersections with the wider world. He has written for the New Yorker... Read More →

Saturday March 24, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm EDT
East Balcony