The Craft of Writing with Richard Rhodes

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) See map
301 York Street
New Haven, CT 06511
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Join Pulitzer Prize winning author and Yale alumnus, Richard Rhodes, ’59 as he answers questions about the craft of writing and how to develop writing into a career. Rhodes’ works have spanned decades and have included both fiction and non-fiction. Most well-known are his works on nuclear history including “The Making of the Atomic Bomb,” which won him the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction, and is considered the general authority on early nuclear weapons history by scientists and historians. He has also won praise for his biographies on American artist John James Audubon and pioneering inventor and actress Hedy Lamarr. Other works explore “mad cow disease” and prions, the Spanish Civil War, and the history of Energy.
Richard Rhodes is also giving a public lecture on February 20 as part of the Impact of the Atom Film and Lecture Series. Please see for more information.
Sponsors: Belonging at Yale, Isaac H. Bromley Lectureship, The Office of the Secretary and Vice President for University Life, John Hersey Lectureship, Traphagen Alumni Speakers Series, Yale College Office of Student Affairs, Poorvu Center for Teaching & Learning, Yale University Physics Department, and the Yale Wright Laboratory