Interviewed by: Mary Jo Draper
Catalog Number: 19991006
The author of Going to Ground: Simple Life on a Georgia Pond, Amy Blackmarr has now turned to her Thoreauvian eye toward the Kansas prairie in the writing of her new book of essays, House of Steps: Finding the Path Home. Contemplating life from a rustic sixties abode, known to the locals as the Tree House, Blackmarr traces “the remarkable and incorruptible process of living from ordinary day to ordinary day.”
A lawyer-turned-poet, Monica Youn has written three books of poetry, and now teaches creative writing in New York. Twice a finalist for the National Book Award, she reveals why she felt the need to leave the legal field for creative writing after ...
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