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David Shields

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19930423

The author of two acclaimed novels, DEAD LANGUAGES and HEROES, Shields reads from his book of related short stories, HANDBOOK FOR DROWNING, and talks about minimalist writing. He also relates how growing up a stutterer led him to become a writer.

| Interview Year: 1993 | Genre: Fiction |

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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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