Reinventing the Memoir

Brooklyn Book Festival: Virtual Festival Day
Sunday, September 25, 2:00 PM ET
Reinventing the Memoir:
Margo Jefferson in Conversation with Ingrid Rojas Contreras
Moderated by Lauren Christensen

Your story is never just your own—so many other voices and stories have and will shape it. What are the limits of memoir? What can you find in the margins of and gaps in memory, story, and realities? And how, ultimately, does the memoirist pull self, family, criticism, and history together within the confines of a book? Join Windham Campbell Prize recipient Margo Jefferson (Constructing a Nervous System) and Ingrid Rojas Contreras (The Man Who Could Move Clouds) as they reflect on fractured narratives and pushing the boundaries of memoirModerated by the New York Times’ Lauren Christensen.

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Sunday, September 25, 2022 - 2:00pm

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Constructing a Nervous System: A Memoir By Margo Jefferson Cover Image
ISBN: 9781524748173
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Published: Pantheon - April 12th, 2022

The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir By Ingrid Rojas Contreras Cover Image
ISBN: 9780385546669
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Published: Doubleday - July 12th, 2022

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