On Reading, Writing and Life

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In his new book, English and creative writing professor Peter Orner weaves memories of family, love, and loss with reflections on why we read and write.


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Peter Orner hadn’t set out to write a nonfiction book. In fact, the professor and director of creative writing had been working on another project entirely when he realized his pandemic-fueled habit of writing notes on his latest reads was inspiring meaningful memories and questions on reading, writing, and life.