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The Yale Writers' Conference - Screenwriting Program June 12-June 22, 2012

An intensive ten-day program intended for committed writers at all levels of experience. The Screenwriting Program addresses not only substantive questions of plot and dialogue but technical issues of form and format.

Suzanne O'Malley is a screenwriter and former Board of the Writers Guild of America. She is a Poynter Grant recipient for her work in documentary film. She is the Associate Director of Yale Summer Film Institute, and has taught Screenwriting and Film Studies at Yale since 2007. She has written for Law & Order and Law & Order: Special Victims' Unit and was an Edgar Award nominee for her nonfiction book "Are You There Alone:?" The Unspeakable Crime of Andrea Yates. She has also been an editor at Esquire and New York magazines.

Enrollment limited.

Applications open January 1, 2012

Email: summer.session@yale.edu; Fax: 203-432-2434; Telephone: 203-432-2430

Wednesday, June 17, 2009 - Nick McDonell, Yale Writers' Series, Linsly-Chittenden Hall, Room 101

"McDonell's third novel ... introduces a spy who could have easily walked off the pages of le Carré's better works ... Teak is the most attractive fictional spy in quite some time . . . one hopes this isn't [his] only appearance." -Publishers Weekly

Chace Crawford stars in Twelve (due out Summer 2010). Twelve is the first novel by Nick McDonell.

Tuesday, June 10th, 7:00 p.m.
Writer Richard Price at Yale

Following a screening of The Wire, Suzanne O'Malley will be moderating a conversation with Richard Price. Listen to the podcast. (Coming soon.)

Saturday, June 14th, 1:00 p.m.
International Festival of Arts and Ideas

How are we to contend with the moral compromises demanded by a technologically empowered state seeking to make life safe for its citizens-and itself?
1pm: Fahrenheit 451 (1966, dir. Francois Truffaut)
3pm: Panel
4pm: Minority Report (2002, dir. Steven Spielberg)
Moderator: Suzanne O'Malley
Panelist: A.O. Scott (The New York Times)
Panelist: Jack Womack

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