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Margot Livesey

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20011010

The author of three novels and a collection of short stories, this Scottish fiction writer talks about The Missing World, which is set in modern London and explores issues surrounding our memories and how our view of the past makes up our present.  Livesey talks about the inspiration behind her psychological dramas and the writing process that leads to their completion, and about her life divided between the Isles and America. Shows with Margot Livesey from 2006, 2011, and 2018 are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Character, Ordinary Lives, | Interview Year: 2000 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada |

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Kansas City Literary Events

Shayla Lawson & Jermaine Thompson

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Kansas City, Mo.

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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.

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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.