An informal discussion with Phil Klay and Rob Densmore focusing on writing about war. Klay is an Iraq war Marine Corps veteran and author of both fiction and nonfiction accounts of war. Densmore is a Navy veteran of the war in Afghanistan and former embedded journalist, currently pursuing a degree in the Divinity School at Duke. The discussion will be moderated by Duncan Murrell, Writer in Residence at Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies; Contributing Editor, Harper’s Magazine and The Oxford American; and US Marine Corps Veteran.
While he was at Duke, he also participated in a reading and discussion with other veterans at the former Intrepid Life Cafe.
Densmore is a journalist, entrepreneur, theology student, and advocate. He is currently a graduate student at Duke University’s Divinity School. He previously served in the US Navy as a flight officer in Afghanistan, became a front line journalist in Afghanistan, and developed a ...