Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060621
Popular British comic novelist Jasper Fforde talks about his pun-filled detective novel satires of classic literature including The Eyre Affair and Something Rotten. Revealing how hard getting published is, Fforde says that his first book was rejected approximately 76 times before finding an agent, and a legion of fans. He’s turning his comic eye toward children’s fairytales with The Big Over Easy, the first in his Nursery Crime series.
Ted Olson is the winner of two Appalachian Book of the Year Awards and is a six-time Grammy nominee for Best Album Notes. A professor of Appalachian Studies at East Tennessee State University, Olson has served as editor for ...
In this public reading at The Writer's Place in Kansas City, poets Mia Leonin and Gustavo Adolfo Aybar celebrate Hispanic island cultures. Aybar, a native of the Dominican Republic, is a Cave Canem Fellow who shares poems from his 2017 debut colle...
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