Because You Have to: A Writing Life


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Part memoir, part handbook, part survey of the contemporary literary scene, Joan Frank's "Because You Have To: A Writing Life" is a collection of essays that, taken together, provide a walking tour of the writing life. Frank's aim is to form a coherent vision, one that may provide some communion about realities of the writer's vocation that have struck her as rarely revealed.Frank offers what she has learned as a writer not only to other writers, but to those to whom good writing matters. Her insights about "thinking on ...

Because You Have to: A Writing Life 2012, University of Notre Dame Press, Notre Dame, Indiana

ISBN-13: 9780268028930

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