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Ages: 8 - 12
An Interview With Carolyn Marsden, a Children's Author
From meetmeatthecorner.org, produced by meetmeatthecorner.org
A student interviews author Carolyn Marsden in this selection.  The author provides tips on collaboration and writing.  She enjoys working with others to write because she learns all about other cultures.  ( 3:19)
September 28, 2011 at 07:22 AM
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Ages: 6 - 18
J.K. Rowling - Mini Bio
From biography.com, produced by Biography
This four minute video provides a short biography of JK Rowling and her life as a writer of the famous Harry Potter books and how her work became a record sales breaker.
December 3, 2011 at 11:59 PM
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Ages: 16 - 18
Programs of Distinction - Flannery O'Connor Studies
From YouTube, produced by Georgia College
Short biographical introduction to this famous Southern writer best known for eccentric, even grotesque characters and her wry, satiric style. O'Connor's Catholocism informs her writing on multiple levels. (1:28)
November 2, 2011 at 05:39 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Imaginantes - Por falta de palabras (Haruki Murakami)
From YouTube, produced by Alejandra Pastrana Oliver
Este anuncio de Televisa (Imaginantes) se sentra el el autor japonés, Haruki Murakami. (1:21)
September 6, 2012 at 10:06 PM
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Ages: 14 - 18
Imaginantes - De naranjas y poesía (Octavio Paz)
From YouTube, produced by Alejandra Pastrana Oliver
Este es un anuncio de Televisa (Imaginantes) que se centra en el poeta, Octavio Paz. (1:30)
September 6, 2012 at 09:52 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Twilight Author Stephenie Meyer
From oprah.com
This 5:42 minute video is an interview with the author of the Twilight books. She explains how she wrote the books and what she was thinking. This would be a good video to show students about the writing process although it does go on to talk about t... [more]
February 25, 2011 at 02:34 PM
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Ages: 12 - 18
Herman Melville Biography
From YouTube
A Concise animated biography of Herman Melville without narration. This two minute video may benefit from having the music muted. The images add little to the biography, but the main parts of his life are explained. A good introduction.
February 21, 2011 at 11:01 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
Documentary Presents Toni Morrison in Her Own Words
From YouTube, produced by PBS Newshour
A recent documentary about Nobel Laureate Toni Morrison brings the renowned writer’s words to screen, while sharing an intimate personal look at her through the eyes of a close friend. John Yang sits down with director Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, who... [more]
July 23, 2019 at 10:21 AM
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