Hybrid Forms: Criticism and Memoir—Margo Jefferson on the Craft of Creative Nonfiction

Slonim Living Room / Stone Room

Open to the public

/ Thursday


A talk on ways in which a writer can join the strategies and demands of critical prose to the intimate experiments of memoir.

Margo Jefferson is a Pulitzer Prize-winning arts critic. She has written two books: On Michael Jackson (2005) and Negroland: A Memoir (2015). Negroland received the National Book Critics Circle Award for autobigraphy, the Heartland Prize, and the Bridge International Prize. It was also shortlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize.