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Appendix D: Writing About And Around Art: Some Models, And High-Water Marks, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman Apr 2019

Appendix D: Writing About And Around Art: Some Models, And High-Water Marks, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman

School of Library and Information Science Publications

This appendix supplements Mapping the Imaginary.


Appendix C: Selected Works Of Life-Writing, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman Apr 2019

Appendix C: Selected Works Of Life-Writing, Riley Hanick, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Micah Bateman

School of Library and Information Science Publications

This appendix lists book-length examples from a range of genres (essays, memoirs, diaries, travel writing, ethnographies, immersive journalism) in order to outline the broader category of life-writing explored in chapter two of Mapping the Imaginary.


Write Your Own Hamilton: Finding Your Story In Libraries, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Collen Theisen, Becky Canovan Oct 2016

Write Your Own Hamilton: Finding Your Story In Libraries, Jennifer Burek Pierce, Collen Theisen, Becky Canovan

School of Library and Information Science Publications

Whether it's the musical, Hamilton, or the graphic novel, Lumberjanes, stories often have research behind them. Libraries and archives offer powerful and amazing resources that can add telling details, dramatic tension, or brand new ideas to your stories, whether nonfiction or fiction. We explain what libraries offer writers, ways to connect archival material to narratives, and how to find hidden gems in libraries and archives. Harnessing the power of social media to connect with libraries and archives is another dimension of these explorations. This talk is aimed at educators, creators, and librarians who want to learn and share ideas ...


“Only Children”: Authors And The Audiences They Call Into Being, Jennifer Burek Pierce Jun 2016

“Only Children”: Authors And The Audiences They Call Into Being, Jennifer Burek Pierce

School of Library and Information Science Publications

Scholars of children’s literature observe that audience is inherent to their subject. Much debate about the definition of children’s literature revolves around this presumed connection between the child reader and the text and how either one of them might best be understood. Despite the depth and duration of our efforts to understand children’s literature as a body of work, these conversations refer to the reading, rather than the writing of children’s books. That authorship, however, matters to the dynamics discussed by critics. This presentation examines that dynamic with attention to contemporary authors' and illustrators' explanations of ...