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Writing about charged topics

As part of the Grand Marais Art Colony's North Shore Readers & Writers Festival, WTIP’s Jay Andersen moderated a panel discussion on writing about charged topics, live from the Grand Marais Public Library on November 2.

The panel included:

Julie Landsman, author of Basic Needs: A Year With Street Kids in a City School and A White Teacher Talks About Race.

William Green, author of A Peculiar Imbalance, The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Minnesota, 1837–1869 and Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865–1912.

Kao Kalia Yang, author of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, and The Song Poet.

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