Letters to A Young Artist

Letters to A Young Artist

Book - 2006
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From the most exciting individual in American theater" ( Newsweek ), here is Anna Deavere Smith's brass tacks advice to aspiring artists of all stripes. In vividly anecdotal letters to the young BZ, she addresses the full spectrum of issues that people starting out will face: from questions of confidence, discipline, and self-esteem, to fame, failure, and fear, to staying healthy, presenting yourself effectively, building a diverse social and professional network, and using your art to promote social change. At once inspiring and no-nonsense, Letters to a Young Artist will challenge you, motivate you, and set you on a course to pursue your art without compromise.
Publisher: New York : Anchor Books, 2006.
ISBN: 9781400032389
1400032385
Branch Call Number: 700.23 Smith 2006
Characteristics: xii, 227 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.

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LPL_ShirleyB May 23, 2015

This book is a wise and practical guide to empower anyone looking for courage! The author is also a playwright, actor and professor. She recently performed at the Lied Center in Lawrence and earned a standing ovation portraying ordinary people with extraordinary insight about social justice.

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