Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20080530
Diane Williams, who is known for her very short, experimental fiction, discusses her most recent novella and short stories, It Was Like My Trying to Have a Tender-Hearted Nature. She explains why she’s drawn to long titles with a very short format for her stories, and talks about that influence with her annual literary magazine, Noon. A former dance therapist, she also contemplates the influence of dance in her work. A 2017 program with Diane Williams is also available in our Audio Archives.
Poet Susan Aizenberg discusses the use of fiction within poetry, admitting that she draws from real life, but notes that there is a distinction between truth and fact. Recently retired from teaching at Creighton University, she reads from her thir...
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