Episode 11: Charles Shields, Biographer

Write Now with Scrivener

02-03-2022 • 31 mins


Charles Shields is a biographer of mid-century American novelists and writers. After a career teaching, and writing histories and biographies for young people, Shields has written several biographies of American authors, the most recent of which is about playwright Lorraine Hansberry, author of Raisin in the Sun. Show notes: Charles J. Shields (https://charlesjshields.net/author) Lorraine Hansberry: The Life Behind A Raisin in the Sun (https://charlesjshields.net/product/lorraine-hansberry) The Many Visions of Lorraine Hansberry (New Yorker) (https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2022/01/24/the-many-visions-of-lorraine-hansberry) Organize Your Scrivener Project with the Corkboard (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/blog/organize-your-scrivener-project-with-the-corkboard) The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_History_of_the_Decline_and_Fall_of_the_Roman_Empire) Mary Beard, Women & Power (https://profilebooks.com/work/women-power/) Learn more about Scrivener (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/scrivener/overview), and check out the ebook Take Control of Scrivener (https://www.literatureandlatte.com/store). If you like the podcast, please follow it in Apple Podcasts (https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/write-now-with-scrivener/id1568550068) or your favorite podcast app. Leave a rating or review, and tell your friends. And check out past episodes of Write Now with Scrivener (https://podcast.scrivenerapp.com).