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Kurt Vonnegut’s advice for teachers at Iowa Writers’ Workshop

By on 24 February 2013 | comments 0

KURT Vonnegut wrote to Richard Gehman in 1967. He had advice to give.

“Mornings are for writing and so are most of the afternoons… The classes don’t matter much.”

Gehman was due to teach at University of Iowa’s famous Writer’s Workshop,where Vonnegut had been there from 1965 to 1967.

 “Cancel classes whenever you damn please.”

Spotter: Slate