How Then Shall We Tell Stories?

Jeffrey Overstreet, author (The Auralia Thread series, Through a Screen Darkly) and film critic, will address this question at IAM's Encounter 10, March 4-6 in lower Manhattan
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Feb. 15, 2010 - PRLog -- Jeffrey Overstreet is among the ten featured speakers at International Arts Movement's Encounter 10, taking place March 4-6 in Manhattan. Presenters will address ten questions facing the global creative community, and each question will be surrounded by performances, discussions and gallery visits.

Overstreet's latest novel, "Raven's Ladder," was released this month, the third book in his series, "The Auralia Thread." His “memoir of dangerous moviegoing” — "Through a Screen Darkly" — was released in 2007 and earned a starred review from Publisher's Weekly. The book is used as a textbook at Seattle Pacific University, Fuller Seminary, Northwestern College, Bryan College, and in other schools and L.A. film programs.

"Auralia’s Colors" earned the rare honor of two Christy Award nominations, and was recommended by independent booksellers as a BookSense Notable selection upon its release. Publisher’s Weekly raved, “Overstreet’s writing is precise and beautiful, and the story is masterfully told.”

Jeffrey’s commentaries and reviews have also been published in magazines like Paste, Risen, Image, Relevant, Books & Culture, and SPU’s Response.

At Encounter 10, Jeffrey will address the question, "How then shall we tell stories?" Authors, writers, poets, journalists, and students will benefit from Jeffrey's insight and are encouraged to attend.

Encounter 10 will take place at the newly renovated Great Hall at Cooper Union, a place that has housed weighty ideas, thinkers and movements since 1858. Nestled next to the stunning new Cooper Union Main Building in Greenwich Village, the Great Hall will be serve as homebase for each of the 10 questions.

When not gathered there, participants will take to the streets. Carefully selected coffee shops, restaurants, galleries, museums, and clubs will serve as creative zones for engagement. In partnership with The Curator magazine, Encounter 10 will move out into the cultural hub that is New York City to encounter one another and explore, discover and enjoy the innumerable cultural artifacts that ae already part of the world that ought to be.

IAM’s Encounter 10 takes place March 4-6 at Cooper Union’s Great Hall. More details and all registration information is at

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