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Author Stephanie Elizondo Griest presents her talk, "Art Above Everything" on Saturday, November 3, 2018 at the Orpheum Theatre (203 W Adams St, Phoenix, AZ 85003) from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. as part of NonfictioNOW.
Tickets are $8 each or $20 for all 3 keynotes. All keynotes are included in conference registration.
Stephanie Elizondo Griest is a globe-trotting author from the Texas-Mexico borderlands. Her books include the travel memoirs Around the Bloc: My Life in Moscow, Beijing, and Havana; Mexican Enough; and All the Agents & Saints: Dispatches from the U.S. Borderlands as well as the best-selling guidebook 100 Places Every Woman Should Go. She has also written for The New York Times, Washington Post, VQR, The Believer, Orion, and The Oxford American. Distinctions include a Margolis Award for Social Justice Reporting, a Hodder Fellowship at Princeton, and a Lowell Thomas Travel Journalism Gold Prize. She teaches creative nonfiction at UNC-Chapel Hill and can be found at StephanieElizondoGriest.com.
The NonfictioNOW Conference is a regular gathering of over 400 nonfiction writers, teachers, and students from around the world in an effort to explore the past, present, and future of nonfiction. Panels and readings highlight the myriad forms of nonfiction, from the video essay and graphic essays, to the memoir, lyric essay, and literary journalism. This year's keynote speakers are Francisco Cantú, Gretel Ehrlich, Stephanie Griest, and Melissa Lucashenko. Registration is $200 through September 15. Students can register for $115. For more information visit http://nonfictionow.org