Kerry Neville BakkenFiction
Interviewed by: Robert Stewart
Catalog Number: 20080718
The Los Angeles Times has called Bakken’s short story collection Necessary Lies, “straightforward American fiction that works.” This book, published by BkMk Press as the winner of the G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, also won the Best Books 2006 Award from USABookNews.com, a silver medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards and a bronze medal from the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards. Bakken talks about her work with New Letters editor, Robert Stewart.
| Subject Matter: American Fiction, Character Development | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: G. S. Sharat Chandra Prize for Short Fiction, Best Books 2006 Award from USABookNews.com, Silver Medal from the Independent Publisher Book Awards, Bronze Medal from the ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Awards |
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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