Author Archives: Kathryn Martini

Reservations for May 31 Reading

In partnership with Tin House, the MFA Program at Portland State University offers a graduate seminar each spring on a major contemporary writer. The 2013 Tin House seminar studies the work of Maggie Nelson, who will give a reading and staged interview: Friday, May 31, 2013 at 6:30 PM The Little Church 5138 NE 23rd […]

Memoir Writing: Dialogue

Dialogue is an important part of writing a memoir, and problematic for most writers. Unless one is taking a conversation and transcribing it from a recording, letters, or in a journal or diary–the question of how to recreate dialogue is tricky. There is sometimes a slippery slope, because for many writers, recreating dialogue feels like […]

New York Times Book Review: The Red Parts