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Saturday, May 6 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
7J: How I Write: Finding the Right Time, Place, Music and Drink
Limited Capacity seats available

Neal Thompson, director of author relations at Amazon, leads a conversation with Mitch Zuckoff and Laura van den Berg to explore the challenges of tuning out the noise of social media, the obligations of work and family, and fighting to find those precuious moments to get some words on the screen. With insider tips on write-friendly places, playlists - and cocktails. Includes an open Q&A.

Speakers
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Laura van den Berg

Author, FIND ME
Laura van den Berg’s debut novel, Find Me, was a Time Out New York and NPR “Best Book of 2015,” longlisted for the International Dylan Thomas Prize, and a WH Smith Fresh Talent selection in the UK. She is also the author of two story collections, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us and The Isle of Youth, both finalists for the Frank... Read More →
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Neal Thompson

Director of Author and Publishing Relations, Amazon.com
Neal is a former journalist and the author of four nonfiction books, most recently "A Curious Man: The Strange & Brilliant Life of Robert ‘Believe It or Not’ Ripley" (a PEN Center USA Literary Award finalist in nonfiction). Neal has appeared on NPR, PBS, The Daily Show, CNN, The History Channel, ESPN, and more, and has written for Outside, Esquire... Read More →
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Mitchell Zuckoff

Author, 13 HOURS: THE INSIDE ACCOUNT OF WHAT REALLY HAPPENED IN BENGHAZI
Mitchell Zuckoff is the Sumner Redstone Professor of Narrative Studies at Boston University and the author of seven nonfiction books. His most recent book, 13 Hours: The Inside Account of What Really Happened in Benghazi, was a No. 1 New York Times bestseller and the basis of the Paramount Pictures movie of the same name. His book Lost In... Read More →


Saturday May 6, 2017 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cabot Room

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