Reading List

Here are a few of the essays and excerpted works we will discuss in the workshops:

Joan Didion’s “Why I Write”

Pico Iyer’s The Art of Stillness

Wendell Berry’s essay “Healing”

Annie Dillard’s The Writing Life

Andre Breton’s “The Manifesto of Surrealism”

David Foster Wallace’s “The Nature of the Fun”

Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me

Sy Safransky’s Many Alarm Clocks

Maggie Nelson’s The Argonauts

Ray Bradbury’s Zen in the Art of Writing