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.
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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