Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20060118, 20051026
Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for her novel Gilead, Marilynne Robinson took over 20 years after her highly acclaimed 1981 first novel, Housekeeping, to come out with this second novel. A professor at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop since 1991, Robinson’s Gilead looks at three generations beginning with abolitionist days in Iowa and Kansas, and talks about how she incorporates the sense of place and of history into her work.
In the second half of this interview with Philip Lee Williams, winner of the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Georgia Writers Association, he discusses his most recent works of poetry, ...
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Nebraska's Creighton University, she reads fr...
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