New Letters
On The Air

Sarah Vowell

Nonfiction, Essays and Articles

Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow

Catalog Number: 20060628, 20051123

Creative nonfiction writer Sarah Vowell talks about her 2005 “travelogue of doom,” Assassination Vacation with New Letters on the Air’s assistant producer, Dennis Conrow.  She also discusses her time as an essayist, the beginnings of her career launched by public radio, and gives some insight into the difference between writing for radio and print.

| Subject Matter: Public Radio, Essay, Writing for Radio | Interview Year: 2005 | Genre: Nonfiction, Essays and Articles |

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