Christine Wade spoke at the third PEN conference of 2015 on Jan 27th.
Revolutions are fought, constitutions are crafted, countries are founded, and Christine’s fascinating talk tries to answer important questions: who wins? whose history do we remember and study today?
Not ordinary folks, not women, not the indigenous, not the enslaved, not the poor. So how can we know the stories of those who don’t win?
Drawing examples from American history and beyond, Christine Wade explains why these stories are important and how she managed to discover and research untold stories to write her book Seven Locks. Continue Reading »