Working: How Artist and Writer Lauren Redniss Creates Visual Nonfiction

Working: How Artist and Writer Lauren Redniss Creates Visual Nonfiction

By Slate Podcasts

Slate Culture

Sunday, 10 April

This week, host Isaac Butler talks to artist and writer Lauren Redniss, whose latest piece of visual nonfiction is Oak Flat: A Fight for Sacred Land in the American West. In the interview, Lauren first explains why she uses both art and text together in her work. Then she shares her reporting process for Oak Flat and describes how she landed on the book’s narrative structure.  After the interview, Isaac and co-host June Thomas discuss Lauren’s fluid artistic style and the importance of structure in nonfiction.  In the exclusive Slate Plus segment, Lauren talks about trying her hand at children’s books.  Send your questions about creativity and any other feedback to working@slate.com or give us a call at (304) 933-9675. Podcast production by Cameron Drews. If you enjoy this show, please consider signing up for Slate Plus. Slate Plus members get benefits like zero ads on any Slate podcast, bonus episodes of shows like Slow Burn and Big Mood, Little Mood—and you’ll be supporting the work we do here on Working. Sign up now at slate.com/workingplus. Thanks Avast.com! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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