The Writers Guild of America, East, Hazelden Foundation and Writers In Treatment have come together to offer an honest dialogue among some of New York's most creative professionals who have been impacted by drugs and alcohol. While the panelists have endured personal struggles, they've also enjoyed successful careers. Event attendees will learn more about the panelists' individual stories, what they've done to overcome addiction, how the battle has impacted their careers and advice for those in the audience facing the same struggles.
Moderator: William Cope Moyers, journalist/author
Lawrence Block, screenwriter and crime novelist
David Carr,New York Times journalist and author
Malachy McCourt,actor, writer, talk-show host and politician
Sacha Scoblic, contributing editor to The New Republic and author of Unwasted: My Lush Sobriety
Michael Winship, WGAE President and senior writer of Moyers & Company and its website, BillMoyers.com.
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