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Stanley Elkin

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19881202

A three-time finalist for the National Book Award and winner of the National Book Critics Circle award, Elkin satirizes consumer and popular culture. He talks about the influence his father had on his work and reads from his novel, THE DICK GIBSON SHOW.

| Interview Year: 1988 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: NBCC |

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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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