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Booktalk: Ted Conover and “Immersion. A Writer’s Guide To Going Deep”

Posted: December 23, 2016 at 3:00 pm by , in Booktalk, Featured, Metro Arts

Ted has ridden the rails with hobos, crossed the border with Mexican immigrants, and guarded prisoners in Sing Sing.  Considered the master of immersion writing, he shares the how-to’s of his trade that he had to learn the hard way.  How to get in, how to be ethical, and how to avoid being Googled are just a few of his topics.

 

Conover on Literary Reportage:


Top authors are interviewed on this 10-minute program that captures their words about their books and ideas and often the story behind the story. The show, hosted by Diana Korte and engineered by Gene Korte, has been in production for over 20 years.