Craftwork: Jessica Hagedorn
Tuesday November 1, 2011
Our ongoing series of talks by some of today’s most exciting writers on the nuts and bolts of creating great fiction is presented in partnership with One Story.
Professor and author Jessica Hagedorn discussed her ner book, Toxicology, and the novel as performance.
Jessica Hagedorn, a novelist, poet, and playwright, was born and raised in the Philippines and moved to the United States in her teens. Her books include the novels Dogeaters (a finalist for the National Book Award and the recipient of an American Book Award) The Gangster of Love, Dream Jungle (a New York Times Notable Book), and Danger and Beauty, a collection of selected poetry and short fiction. Hagedorn was the editor of the Asian American fiction anthology Charlie Chan is Dead. She lives in New York City.