FORA.tv Speaker - Debra Di Blasi
Debra Di Blasi is an author, screenwriter and publisher. Her books include The Jirí Chronicles & Other Fictions; Drought & Say What You Like: Novellas; Prayers of an Accidental Nature: Short Stories. She has been favorably reviewed in The New York Times Book Review, Publishers Weekly, Review of Contemporary Fiction, and elsewhere. Awards include a James C. McCormick Fellowship in Fiction from the Christopher Isherwood Foundation, Cinovation Screenwriting Award, Diagram Innovative Fiction Award, and Best of the Web Fiction. Her books are taught at colleges and universities across the country, and have been the subject of doctorate studies abroad. Debra’s short fiction is included in a many leading anthologies of innovative writing and has been adapted to film, radio, theatre, and audio CD in the U.S. and abroad. Her essays, art reviews and articles can be found in a variety of international, national and regional publications.
Debra taught experimental narrative forms for eight years at Kansas City Art Institute, including hyperfiction, and mixed media and multimedia fiction. She frequently lectures on topics related to 21st Century narrative forms. Past and future lectures include Sorbonne University, Paris, France; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Associated Writing Programs Conference; Kansas City Film Festival; Louisville Writers Conference; Mark Twain Writers Conference, and elsewhere.
10.22.13 | 01:44:25 min
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