Learn to Interview Workshop for Writers
Interviewing is tool writers of all genres will find valuable for inspiration,research,and documentation. In this participatory workshop on interviewing, you'll learn techniques to quickly develop rapport, ask questions that spark thought provoking responses, and sharpen your skills in this under-appreciated art form. Paul E. Nelson has conducted over 600 interviews with poets, authors, indigenous leaders and activists over the past 25 years. He will discuss how he prepares for interviews, the difficulties that are sometimes encountered and how to develop your own interviewing technique.
Workshop fee includes a copy of Paul's book,"American Prophets', a collection of transcribed interviews Paul conducted between 1994-2015 that includes conversations with: Gloria DeGaetano, Rupert Sheldrake, Jean Houston, Larry Dossey;Jerome Rothenberg, Allen Ginsberg, Anne Waldman, Sam Hamill, Michael McClure, Wanda Coleman, Brenda Hillman, Nathaniel Mackey,Phyllis Curott, Bhagavan Das, E. Richard Atleo and Beaver Chief.
Paul Nelson is a poet and the founder of Seatlle Poetics Lab (SPLAB) and the Cascadia Poetry Festival. His publications include: "American Sentences", 'A Time Before Slaughter' and
'Organic in Cascadia: a Sequence of Energies'.
Nanaimo North Library (View)
6250 Hammond Bay Road
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6M9
|Minimum Age: 18|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|