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PEN American Center Presents: Revisions of Truth

PEN at AWP in Denver      
When:
April 7–10
Where: Hyatt Regency Denver & Colorado Convention Center: Denver, Colorado         
Event info:
AWP registration details here

The 2010 AWP Conference will take place from April 7 to 10 in Denver. PEN will also have a table throughout the conference, so come visit us to learn more about our programs and how you can help.

 

PEN American Center Presents: Revisions of Truth            
When: Thursday, April 8
Where: Capitol Ballroom Hyatt Regency Denver, 4th Floor
What time: 3 p.m.
With Sapphire, Jackson Taylor, Marie Ponsot, and Phillip Lopate

Often, a work of revision surprises us with discovery and leads us to a deeper, more original vision of a truth than we had originally intended. So, while it is rarely possible to capture absolute truths, the revision process often allows us to home in on important aspects of a truth or, at least, to present a truth as fully and faithfully as we perceive it. This panel considers why truth, elusive and evolving as it is, continues to be worthwhile as a writer’s motive, aim, and endeavor.

 

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