Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060726, 20051207
British novelist and short story writer A.S. Byatt is the author of 15 books of fiction, including Angels and Insects and Possession, for which she won the 1990 Booker Prize. In this program, she reads from that novel, and talks about her return to the short story with her 2005 collection, The Little Black Book of Stories. She also chats about the pleasures of aging, the craft of writing, and the influence of American literature on her work.
In the second half of this interview with Philip Lee Williams, winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association, he discusses his most recent works of poetry, ...
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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