UNDER A PURPLE DISCO BALL: Writing Your Life

UNDER A PURPLE DISCO BALL: Writing Your Life

Goddard MFAW Faculty member, Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, talks about how to pick and choose the elements of your memoir: “Every moment in our lives contains the seed of a story. They are what I pick and choose from to make a narrative. I could tell you the story my selfless father, or the loss of my mother. I could tell you the one about the empty nest, or the purple disco ball.”

So, Prince. And…

So, Prince. And…

Goddard MFA faculty member Rahna Reiko Rizzuto muses on Prince and the new Goddard slogan (what?!) “I am not an expert on Prince. I do not own the purple disk of Purple Rain; I cannot sing every word of every B side. I have not analyzed the Purple One’s sexuality (except to rejoice that there was clearly enough of it for everyone) and have no insight into how or why he died.

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