Event Title

First Person Passionate: Writing About Fly Fishing

Streaming Media

Speaker

Seth Norman

Description

In this presentation, Pulitzer-nominated author Seth Norman discusses the art and craft of writing about fly fishing. Fly fishers have been consummate readers for centuries – people of like mind who are fascinated by art, craft, wildness, and ideas. Their literacy opens opportunities for authors to write essays, short-stories, novels, and magazine / journal articles.

Perhaps best known for writing about fly fishing, Seth Norman has been published in all the national magazines dedicated to the sport, along with Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, and Gray’s Sporting Journal. Norman is also a recipient of the Travers Award and the Roderick Haig-Brown Award, and has authored several books.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

3-2-2015 4:00 PM

End Date

3-2-2015 4:00 PM

Location

Western Washington University. Libraries. Special Collections.

Resource Type

Moving Image

Format

video/mp4

Duration

01:19:51

Language

English

Title of Series

Heritage Resources Distinguished Speakers

Contributing Repository

Digital object made available by Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Program

University Archives

Rights

This resource is displayed for educational purposes only and may be subject to U.S. and international copyright laws. For more information about rights or obtaining copies of this resource, please contact University Archives, Heritage Resources, Western Libraries, Western Washington University.

Identifier

HRSS_20150203_Norman

Subjects – Topical (LCSH)

Fly fishing; Fly fishing -- Anecdotes; Creative writing

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First Person Passionate: Writing About Fly Fishing

Western Washington University. Libraries. Special Collections.

In this presentation, Pulitzer-nominated author Seth Norman discusses the art and craft of writing about fly fishing. Fly fishers have been consummate readers for centuries – people of like mind who are fascinated by art, craft, wildness, and ideas. Their literacy opens opportunities for authors to write essays, short-stories, novels, and magazine / journal articles.

Perhaps best known for writing about fly fishing, Seth Norman has been published in all the national magazines dedicated to the sport, along with Outdoor Life, Field & Stream, and Gray’s Sporting Journal. Norman is also a recipient of the Travers Award and the Roderick Haig-Brown Award, and has authored several books.