2020 Humanities Festival lecture

When:
February 20, 2020 @ 9:30 am – 10:45 am
2020-02-20T09:30:00-07:00
2020-02-20T10:45:00-07:00
Where:
Casper College
125 College Drive
Casper
Wyoming 82601
Cost:
Free
Contact:
307-268-2100 or 800-442-2963

WHAT HATH CAPOTE WROUGHT?

What happens when a writer tells an utterly true story using devices from the fiction-writer’s toolbox? It’s a technique pioneered in the first modern true crime, a “nonfiction novel” called “In Cold Blood.” Ron Franscell, an Edgar nominated crime writer—and Wyoming native—explores the entangled histories of true-crime books and literary nonfiction, up to and including his own narrative writing as a Denver Post journalist and author of two bestselling, true accounts about wicked Wyoming crimes.

Ron will also participate in a Casper College book club gathering at the campus’s Goodstein Library on February 19 (time TBA).

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