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Should Writers Only Write What They Know? What I Learned from My Research, Tresa LeClerc , 2018 single work column

'As an academic in creative writing, I attend a lot of literary events. One question I can always count on being asked is, “can I write characters of other backgrounds?” This has been a growing concern since Lionel Shriver at the 2016 Brisbane Writers Festival unleashed a tirade against what she called “censorship” in writing – referring to criticism of her book The Mandibles.' (Introduction)

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