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Exploring the "Great American Essay"

Tallahassee Writers Association
Posted at 12:13 PM, Sep 16, 2014
and last updated 2014-09-16 10:46:22-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) - When you hear the term "The Great American Essay" you may have an idea of what the essay will be about but have you ever thought about what it takes to write one?

Ned Stuckey-French is a Florida State University professor that has made it his work to study the American Essay. He has even written a book on the topic, The American Essay in the American Century.

Stuckey-French will be speaking on the topic at this month's meeting of the Tallahassee Writers Association.

VIDEO LEFT: Peggy Kassees, the TWA President, joined us on Sunrise to talk about this months meeting.

The meeting takes place Thursday, September 18 beginning at 6:30pm at the American Legion in Lake Ella.

If you would like to learn more about the event you can visit the TWA website or call 850-510-1454.