Simon Heywood/TEDx University of Reading: Missing the Arrow: searching for the great story teller


Simon Heywood explores the basis of a truly great story.

Simon Heywood is a writer, storyteller, musician, composer and independent scholar, specialising in oral and traditional narrative. He has a PhD in contemporary storytelling from Sheffield University’s National Centre for English Cultural Tradition. He has told stories live around the world and has written and published a large body of work ranging from poetry, fiction, non-fiction, translations and scripts. His work on the epic of Gilgamesh was awarded Best Collaboration at the 2012 BASE Awards.

 

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community.
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