Vernon Lott

Bad Writing

ENG 101

10 December 2010

Bad Writing: A Documentary About Creative Writing

     Bad Writing is a documentary about a wannabe poet who sets off on a quest for answers about writing—bad writing, good writing, and the process in between. What he learns from some leading

figures in the literary world will inspire anyone who has ever dreamt of creating art.

     Featuring interviews with David Sedaris, Margaret Atwood, George Saunders, Nick Flynn, Steve Almond, Yusef Komunyakaa, Lee Gutkind, D.A. Powell, Kim Barnes,  Robert Wrigley, Claire Davis,

Daniel Waters, Lynn Emanuel, Daniel Orozco, Mark McGurl, David Nadelberg, Josh Olson, Brenda Shaughnessy, Alex Steele, Michael  Wiegers, Miles Corwin, Sally Wofford-Girand, and Jenni


     "Charming and smartly conceived.”

     –Steven Kurutz, The Wall Street Journal

Bad Writing DVD

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