The Art of the Interview

In this participatory and generative workshop, learn techniques to connect with a guest, quickly develop a rapport and sharpen your skills in this under-appreciated art form. Paul E Nelson has conducted over 600 interviews with poets, authors, indigenous leaders and whole systems activists through his non-profit organization SPLAB and will discuss how he prepares for interviews, the difficulties that are sometimes encountered, tech aspects and how to develop your interviewing technique. Cost: $50, includes a copy of American Prophets, transcribed interviews 1994-2015.