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Jaimee Wriston Colbert

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20090327, 20080606

The author of three books of fiction, Jaimee Wriston Colbert talks about her most recent collection of linked stories, Dream Lives of Butterflies, which won a 2008 Independent Publishers Book Award.  A native of Hawaii, Colbert was educated in Seattle and New England, and currently lives and teaches in Binghamton, NY.  She talks about how place influences her fiction, particularly this book, which is set in St. Louis, where Colbert lived briefly as a visiting writer, and was inspired by the people in her apartment building.  

| Subject Matter: Linked Stories, Place, Short Fiction | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: 2008 Independent Publishers Book Award |

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