Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 111006, 20110603
Sara Gruen, author of the 2006 best seller WATER FOR ELEPHANTS, discusses the challenges of a new writer, including being pigeonholed in a genre, suffering writers block, and finding inspiration in the newspaper.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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