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Ernest J. Gaines


Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19891208

Gaines reads from a collection of short stories, BLOODLINE, and discusses place, race, and the past, topics he refers to as obsessions of Southern writers. He also talks about his improbable life, which started on a Louisiana plantation.

| Subject Matter: Black | Interview Year: 1989 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: NBCC |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Shayla Lawson & Jermaine Thompson

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.


Winners Announced: New Letters Literary Awards

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.


Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.