Friday, July 8, 2011

Sci-Fi: Write now, write future

Monday, July 18, 7pm

at 92YTribeca Mainstage

Scientific experimentation is as much about what we choose not to study as what we do—researchers must always ignore some elements of a problem to focus on others.
Similarly, writing is a process of taking out as much as putting in, of deciding what we can include and what we must leave untouched. Writers who work with the future tend to care most about a particular aspect—about changes in technology, society or the environment.
Panelists Anna North, Carl Schoonover and Lawrence Wechsler discuss the ways writers fashion a future by whittling down an infinity of possibilities until that which most interests them remains. Join them as they shed light on the processes of writing and experimentation and how the eventual results are only part of the story.
Event Code: TS12D111

Program notes, panelist bios and tickets

200 Hudson Street (south of Canal Street), Manhattan

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