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Marina Rust

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19930430

Rust's first novel, GATHERINGS, set the world of high society aflutter. Based loosely on her own life as heiress to the Marshall Fields family fortune, Rust's novel has been critically acclaimed as "an elegant, perfectly controlled novel.\"

| Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Fiction |

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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.