Charles Shields Writing Workshop Series

UMW’s Writing Centers are fortunate  to have acclaimed author Charles J. Shields, author of the New York Times best-selling biography Mockingbird: A Portrait of Harper Lee and And So it Goes; Kurt Vonnegut, A Life, discuss aspects of writing and revision techniques in series of recorded talks.

Shields is also the Associate Director of the University’s Great Lives public lecture series where he has spoken and where he also helps promote the series to the public and assists in booking well-known biographers to speak in the series. In addition, Shields was a crowd favorite  in 2011 when he spoke about the life of Harper Lee. 

Click on the menu to the left to watch these presentations or to view a PowerPoint on these topics.