“Twisting Plots & Other Literary Mischief” with Joy Castro & Timothy Schaffert

Department of English Author
12/02/2021 Added
22 Plays


Recorded December 1, 2021. UNL creative writing professors Joy Castro and Timothy Schaffert discuss plot development and other key components of novel writing, especially as pertains to depicting crime and suspense. Joy Castro’s most recent novel, Flight Risk, was called “a deftly intelligent literary thriller” by bestselling novelist S.J. Watson; Castro is also the author of the New Orleans crime novels Hell or High Water and Nearer Home. Timothy Schaffert’s novel, The Perfume Thief, was called “the queer spy novel about WWII Paris that I never knew I needed and now could not possibly consider living without” by CrimeReads.

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