Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20020918, 20010530, 20001108
The author of three novels set in a fictional community in rural Colorado, Kent Haruf talks about his most book, Plainsong, which was a finalist for the 1999 National Book Award. He also talks about his influences and the craft of writing, and how his process includes a highly unusual method of “writing blind” to complete his first draft.
Poet Michelle Boisseau died November 15, 2017 from cancer at age 62. In this interview conducted earlier this year at the Kansas City Public Library, the late Michelle Boisseau discusses her fifth book, ...
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