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Loneliness and Community

April 28, 2011 | The New School for Drama | New York City

With Lewis Hyde, Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold, and Kyung-sook Shin; curated by Joshua Wolf Shenk and Dr. M. Gerard Fromm

Co-sponsored by Arts in Mind: Conversations On the Arts, Creativity, and Mental Health, a project of the Sandor Ferenczi Center at the  New School and the Erikson Institute for Education and Research at the Austen Riggs Center

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CLIPS: Introduction | Kjersti Annesdatter Skomsvold | Lewis Hyde
| Kyung-sook Shin | Dr. M. Gerad Fromm

 PHOTO GALLERY | View the photo gallery on Flickr  

In the morning’s stillness or the evening’s hush, a writer’s voice emerges. But every scribe knows that creativity thrives when in the company of others. Listen to four renowned writers read from their work and discuss how to negotiate between the requirement for isolation and the dueling hunger for conscious contact with a community.

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