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Book Party + Launch: Fri Apr 3: Tenth Anniversary Edition of David Biespiel's classic book on writing

Newly revised and updated, with Foreword by Chuck Palahniuk

Here is the classic book, re-issued for its tenth anniversary with a new Foreword by novelist Chuck Palahniuk, who writes:

“This book has been in print forever because what it offers works for people. . . . you’re about to read magic.”

This book cracks open the creative process and invites readers to take a fresh look at the mysterious pathways of the imagination. First insight from acclaimed poet and critic David Biespiel: “Failure is the engine of creativity.” 

Biespiel candidly tracks his own development as a writer and challenges traditional assumptions about writing that can stifle creativity. The liberating message: Working past the brink of failure —being free to try and discard and try again—is what allows the creative process to playfully flourish, keeping the spirit open to unexpected discoveries.

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David Biespiel in conversation with artist Philip Sylvester

Drawing Studio, 3614 SE Division

Friday, Apr 3, 2020, 7pm, free

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