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On Monday, March 17 2008 the 92nd Street Y Poetry Center Schools Project celebrated its 20th anniversary with Letters to a Young Writer, an evening of readings and remarks by writers who have participated in the program: Frank McCourt, Jessica Hagedorn, Donald Antrim, Nicole Krauss and Rebecca Pawel.
Read more on the 92Y Blog: http://blog.92y.org/index.php/weblog/item/92y_video_frank_mccourt_at_unterberg_poetry_center_schools_project_letters_/
He ended by offering his best piece of advice, if he were to give one to writers: “The notebook. The Pen. The scribbling, scribbles, scribble. Become a Peeping Tom, look in people’s windows, listen to people on park benches.
…The material is everywhere. You’re a kind of reporter. You’re a Peeping Tom and your ear is cocked to every key hole.”
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