BEGIN:VCALENDAR VERSION:2.0 PRODID:-//Miami Book Fair - ECPv5.1.6//NONSGML v1.0//EN CALSCALE:GREGORIAN METHOD:PUBLISH X-WR-CALNAME:Miami Book Fair X-ORIGINAL-URL: X-WR-CALDESC:Events for Miami Book Fair BEGIN:VTIMEZONE TZID:America/New_York BEGIN:DAYLIGHT TZOFFSETFROM:-0500 TZOFFSETTO:-0400 TZNAME:EDT DTSTART:20200308T070000 END:DAYLIGHT BEGIN:STANDARD TZOFFSETFROM:-0400 TZOFFSETTO:-0500 TZNAME:EST DTSTART:20201101T060000 END:STANDARD END:VTIMEZONE BEGIN:VEVENT DTSTART;TZID=America/New_York:20200728T180000 DTEND;TZID=America/New_York:20200728T190000 DTSTAMP:20201123T140028 CREATED:20200507T221324Z LAST-MODIFIED:20200514T182742Z SUMMARY:Reading & Craft Talk: Boris Fishman: 10 Things that Make Great Memoirs Great DESCRIPTION:Tuesday\, July 28\, 6 – 7 p.m. EST \nThe great secret of the best memoirs is that they read like novels. Well\, how do you do that? Novelist and memoirist Boris Fishman will discuss 10 moves that will get you started\, ranging from the technical to the philosophical. This is your chance to find out\, among other things: \n\nHow to lie more skillfully (only on the page and never in memoir\, of course!)\nThe two biggest blind spots of writing about yourself\nWhy the chocolate-sauce test is among the most important things you can do for your writing\nWhy you might need to “ignore” your reader\n\nAnd more! \nBoris Fishman immigrated to the U.S. at nine\, from the former Soviet Union. He is the author of the novels A Replacement Life (which won the VCU Cabell First Novelist Award and the American Library Association’s Sophie Brody Medal)\, and Don’t Let My Baby Do Rodeo\, both New York Times Notable Books of the Year\, and Savage Feast\, a family memoir told through recipes. His journalism has appeared in The New Yorker\, The New York Times Magazine\, The Wall Street Journal\, Vogue\, Travel + Leisure\, The London Review of Books\, The Washington Post\, and many other publications. He lives in New York and teaches creative writing at Princeton University. URL: LOCATION:Livestreamed via Crowdcast ATTACH;FMTTYPE=image/jpeg: END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR