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Jayne Anne Phillips

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Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19891201, 19890622

Jayne Anne Phillips' book of short stories, Black Tickets caused cheers to go up in the literary world. In the New York Times, John Irving said, "Jayne Anne Phillips is a wonderful young writer." Since then, she has published a best-selling novel, Machine Dreams and another collection of short stories, Fast LanesIn this program, she reads from Fast Lanes and talks about moving from a young writer of promise to an established writer.

| Subject Matter: West Virginia, Realism, Mental Illness | Interview Year: 1989 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pushcart Prize, National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, O. Henry Award, Guggenheim Fellowship |

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