Crossing Borders: Travel Writing in Three Genres

Crossing Borders: Travel Writing in Three Genres Presented by Susan Tekulve. In her autobiography, One Writer’s Beginnings,  Eudora Welty states,  “Writers and travelers are mesmerized alike by knowing of their destinations.”  She argues that like travelers, writers are preoccupied with discovering sequence in experience, of stumbling upon cause and effect in the happenings of a writer’s own life as … Read more

Moments of Being and Non-Being; Finding Extraordinary Stories in Every Day Objects and First Homes

Moments of Being and Non-Being; Finding Extraordinary Stories in Every Day Objects and First Homes Presented by Susan Tekulve. In her autobiographical essay, “A Sketch From the Past,” memoirist and fiction writer Virginia Woolf explains that narrative is encoded in objects, particularly every day objects and places from our childhood.  She maintains that these “moments” often … Read more