Who is Zaron Burnett?
Zaron Burnett is a writer, journalist, and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. He is a regular contributor to publications such as Salon, The Daily Beast, and Playboy. Burnett has also written for television and film, with credits on shows such as FX’s “Atlanta” and the movie “The Preacher’s Son.”
Who is Elizabeth Dutton?
Elizabeth Dutton is a writer and artist based in New York City. She has published three novels and her work has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. Dutton also creates mixed media art, which has been exhibited in galleries across the United States.
Their Writing Styles
While both Burnett and Dutton are writers, their styles differ greatly. Burnett is known for his gritty, urban storytelling and his ability to shed light on the lives of marginalized communities. Dutton, on the other hand, is known for her whimsical, often humorous, approach to storytelling.
Despite their different styles, both writers share a dedication to their craft and a desire to create work that is both meaningful and entertaining.
Zaron Burnett’s Work
Burnett’s work often focuses on the experiences of people who are on the fringes of society. In his articles for Salon, he has written about issues such as police brutality, racism, and poverty. In his television writing, he has explored the lives of young black men trying to make their way in the world.
One of Burnett’s most notable pieces is his essay “The Ghosts of Ferguson,” in which he reflects on the aftermath of the shooting of Michael Brown by police officer Darren Wilson. The piece was widely praised for its poignant and honest portrayal of a community in crisis.
Burnett has also written for the critically acclaimed television show “Atlanta,” which follows the lives of two cousins trying to make it in the Atlanta rap scene. The show has been praised for its unique storytelling and its ability to tackle complex issues in a nuanced and thoughtful way.
Elizabeth Dutton’s Work
Dutton’s work often explores the intersection of art and life, and her novels are known for their quirky, offbeat characters and their whimsical storytelling. In her novel “Driftwood,” for example, she tells the story of a man who is obsessed with collecting driftwood and the woman who falls in love with him.
Another notable work by Dutton is her memoir “Save as Draft,” in which she reflects on the role of technology in our lives and the ways in which it has both helped and hindered our ability to connect with one another.
Their Collaborative Project
Burnett and Dutton recently teamed up to create a podcast called “The Year of the What Now?” The show explores the challenges and triumphs of creative people trying to make their way in the world.
In each episode, Burnett and Dutton interview a different artist, musician, or writer, and discuss their work, their process, and the ups and downs of the creative life. The show has been praised for its honesty and its ability to shed light on the often-mysterious world of creative work.
The Future of Their Work
Both Burnett and Dutton continue to create work that is thought-provoking, engaging, and entertaining. They are dedicated to using their voices to tell stories that matter and to create meaningful work that resonates with audiences.
Whether they are writing novels, making films, or producing podcasts, Burnett and Dutton are two writers who are making a difference in the world of storytelling.