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Reinventing the Memoir: Margo Jefferson in Conversation with Ingrid Rojas Contreras

Your story is never just your own—so many other voices and stories have and will shape it. What are the limits of memoir? What can you find in the margins of and gaps in memory, story, and realities? And how, ultimately, does the memoirist pull self, family, criticism, and history together within the confines of a book? Join Windham Campbell Prize recipient Margo Jefferson (Constructing a Nervous System) and Ingrid Rojas Contreras (The Man Who Could Move Clouds) as they reflect on fractured narratives and pushing the boundaries of memoir. Moderated by the New York Times’ Lauren Christensen.

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