READING TO WRITE

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This resource list will grow with your input as we accumulate favorite books, stories, interviews, blogs and podcasts to inspire our community of writers for this fall’s course: Composing Self.

If you have a relevant favorite book, story, interview, blog, podcast drop me a line and I’ll check it out to share.
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Adichi, Chimamanda Ngozi. “The danger of a single story.” TED Talks, TED Global, July, 2009. Web.  Retrieved 2/1/17.

Alcoff, Linda Martín. “The Problem of Speaking For Others.” Originally published in Cultural Critique No. 20 (Winter, 1991-1992), pp. 5-32. Web. Retrieved 1/17/17.

Aristotle. “Rhetoric.” Trans. W. Rhys Roberts. The Internet Classics ArchiveWeb. Retrieved 1/17/17.

Banaji, Mahzarin. “The Mind is a Difference-Seeking Machine.” Conversation with Krista Tippet. On Being, June 9, 2016.

de Botton, Alain. “On Possessing Beauty,” from The Art of Travel. 

DeChavez, Yvette. “It’s time to decolonize that syllabus.” Los Angeles Times, October 8, 2018.

Dungy, Camille. “Unwelcome in My Country, Unwelcome in My Church.” Literary Hub, 1/24/17. Web.  Retrieved 1/31/17.

Ferrera, America. “American Like Me: Reflections on Life Between Cultures.” Simon & Schuster, September, 2018. 

Finbow, Alice. “An attempt at exhausting a place (in Edinburgh).”  Alice Finbow, artist’s website. August 4-31, 2014.

Gavin, Thea. Barefoot Wandering and Writing. Ongoing. Web.

Gay, Roxane. “The Danger of Disclosure.” Creative Nonfiction, Issue #49, Summer 2013.

Harris, Aisha. “Where I’m From.” Salon Magazine, July 29, 2014. Web.

Kirasu, Duane. “The Honolulu Homeless Project That Could Only Have Worked in Hawai’i.” Zocalo Public Square, June 6, 2018.

Kothari, Geeta. “If You Are What You Eat, Then What Am I?” The Kenyon Review, 1/1/1999, Vol. 21, Issue 1, p. 6-14.

Lambert, Sandra Gail. “Poster Children.”  Brevity: A Journal of Concise Literary Nonfiction. May 5, 2014.

Lenfield, Spencer. “Other Selves.”  Nat. Brut, June 10, 2016.

Martir, Vanessa. “Writers of Color: Your Voice Matters.” Kweli Journal, March 8, 2015.

Miranda, Deborah A. Bad Indians: A Tribal Memoir. Berkeley: Heydey, 2014.

Nieto, Tomas. “I Am Conversation.” Solstice: A Magazine of Diverse Voices. Fall/Winter, 2015.

Perec, Georges. An Attempt at Exhausting A Place in Paris. Trans. from French by Marc Lowenthal. 

“The Place Where You Live.” Orion Magazine. Ongoing. Web.

Qu, Anna. “A Small Mountain.” Kweli Journal, November 11, 2016.