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Saturday, September 24 • 9:00am - 9:50am
You Don't Have to Choose: Publishing in Multiple Categories
How does one write both fiction and non-fiction at the same time? Hear from authors Kim Brooks (The Houseguest, Small Animals) and Ben Tanzer (Lost in Space, Orphans, Sex and Death), who write fiction and non-fiction, as they share some tricks of the trade.

Moderators
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Inés Bellina

Ines Bellina is a writer, translator and performer. She holds a BA in Hispanic Studies from McGill University and an M.Phil. in Latin American and Iberian Cultures from Columbia University. She is the co-producer of the monthly Live Lit show, Is This a Thing? and has read at Story Club, Serving the Sentence, 20x2, the kates, The Marrow, and other events around town. Her writing has been featured in Book Riot, Gapers Block, and The Prairie Wind... Read More →

Speakers
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Rachel DeWoskin

Fiction Faculty, University of Chicago
Rachel DeWoskin’s fourth book, the critically acclaimed novel, Blind, was published by Penguin in August, 2014. Her novel, Big Girl Small, (FSG 2011) received the 2012 American Library Association’s Alex Award and was named one of the top 3 books of 2011 by Newsday. DeWoskin’s memoir, Foreign Babes in Beijing (WW Norton 2005) about the years she spent in China as the unlikely star of a Chinese soap opera, has been published in six... Read More →
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Ben Tanzer

Strategist. Storyteller. Lecturer. Curator., This Blog Will Change Your Life.
Ben Tanzer is the author of the books Orphans, which won the 24th Annual Midwest Book Award in Fantasy/SciFi/Horror/Paranormal and a Bronze medal in the Science Fiction category at the 2015 IPPY Awards, Lost in Space, which received the 2015 Devil's Kitchen Reading Award in Prose Nonfiction, The New York Stories, SEX AND DEATH and the forthcoming Be Cool - a memoir (sort of), among others. He has also contributed to Punk Planet, Clamor, and Men's... Read More →


Saturday September 24, 2016 9:00am - 9:50am
Lake Room 525 S. State St.