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Garth Greenwell on the Ethical Limits of Teaching and Making Art

An excerpt from The Yale Review's Spring Festival

Garth Greenwell

During The Yale Review's Spring 2023 Literary Festival, novelist and critic Garth Greenwell read from his forthcoming novel, and he discussed writing, desire, and teaching with poet and senior editor Maggie Millner and The Yale Review's editor, Meghan O'Rourke. Watch a recording of the entire event here.

Garth Greenwell is the author of two books of fiction, Cleanness and What Belongs to You. A 2020 Guggenheim Fellow, he received the 2021 Vursell Award for prose style from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Originally published:
June 7, 2023


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