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.
Former U.S. Army Captain Matt Gallagher discusses his novel, Youngblood, which draws from his military service during the Iraq War...
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