Steve Tomasula and Lance OlsenFiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20070112
Two experimental fiction writers, Steve Tomasula and Lance Olsen, discuss pushing the boundaries of traditional literary fiction through use of hypertext, artistic elements in fiction, and post-modernist theory. Tomasula is the author of VAS: An Opera in Flatland, and reads from The Book of Portraiture: A Novel. Lance Olsen has written Nietzsche's Kisses, and reads from "Sixteen Jackies," his award-winning short story first published in New Letters, and selected for inclusion in The Best American Non-Required Reading, 2004.
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