Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson
Catalog Number: 19880115
Simpson reads from ANYWHERE BUT HERE, her acclaimed first novel, and discusses why her work frequently draws on family themes and focuses on characters who steal or lie.
Growing up in a Philadelphia apartment above a liquor store, poet Ellen Bass thought her childhood was "the most mundane, pedestrian, unpoetic world you could possibly live in," but after many years and the death of her parents, she finds herself ...
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