Maud Casey – Hello Darkness, My Old Friend: The Sounds of Silence (July 2022)
Maud Casey’s lecture considers silence’s formal uses, its power and possibilities. What sounds does silence make on the
page—between and underneath the sentences/lines? How might it invite the reader in? What role does it play in the
vocation of writing? Among the authors discussed: Tove Jansson, John Keene, and Robert Walser.