Venise Berry: "Writing with Ethnic Diversity"

Date: 
Tuesday, June 26, 2007 - 3:14pm
Venise Berry offers advice on how to "bring the world into your writing." Berry advises writers to leave their own comfort zone of familiar communities and characters and purposely inject voices from a wide spectrum of experience. Berry asserts that a writer's job is to help the audience learn by making realistic, diverse characters "accountable to society."