Sarah VowellNonfiction, 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.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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