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Richard Ford

Fiction

Interviewed by: Whitney Terrell

Catalog Number: 20131122, 20130517

Listed as a 2012 Best Book of the Year in various newspapers and magazines, Canada depicts an unusual tale of transgressions set against the backdrop of North Dakota, Montana, and Saskatchewan. The 1996 winner of both the Pulitzer and PEN/Faulkner Awards, Richard Ford talks with fellow writer Whitney Terrell in front of an audience at the Kansas City Public Library as part of the Writers at Work series. Ford shares stories about his creative process, and why he pursues certain stories and takes his time with the telling of them. We also have past interviews with Richard Ford from 2004, 1996, and 1987. If you would like to purchase the Richard Ford CD Collection with special pricing please visit our Shop page.

| Subject Matter: Mississippi, Canada, Family, Creative Process, Advice for Student Writers | Interview Year: 2013 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, PEN/Faulkner, 2012 Best Book of the Year |

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Friday, March 22, 2019
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Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

New Letters is pleased to announce the 2018 winners of the $2,500 Conger Beasley Jr. Prize for Nonfiction, the $1,500 New Letters Prize for Fiction, and the $1,500 Prize for Poetry. See the winners, judges, and finalists here.

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.