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Margot Livesey

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20060510

A Scottish writer who has earned a reputation in the United States as a gifted literary novelist, Livesey talks about her award-winning novel, Eva Moves the Furniture, which is based in part on her mother’s short life in Scotland.  She also discusses her 2004 novel, Banishing Verona, which deals with Asperger’s Syndrome and a romance between a radio producer and a 29-year-old housepainter. Shows with Margot Livesey from 20012011, and 2018 are also available in our audio archives.

| Subject Matter: Scotland, The Supernatural, Love, Asperger's Syndrome | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada |

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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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