David James Brock

David James Brock

David James Brock writes for theatre, opera, and poetry. His first collection of poetry is Everyone is CO2 (Wolsak and Wynn, 2014) and his forthcoming collection, Ten-Headed Alien, arrives in spring of 2018. He is the co-creator of Breath Cycle, an opera developed for singers with cystic fibrosis.

Writing Illness

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American writer Meghan O’Rourke states: “The literature of illness remains remarkably impoverished—especially when it comes to describing chronic illness.” The assembled panelists have all crafted full-length works that engage with chronic illness. They will discuss how their own projects — a play written about and in collaboration with people with cystic fibrosis, a novel that […]

Craft of Writing / L’art de l’écriture