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Diane Williams

Fiction

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.

| Subject Matter: Experimental Fiction, Dance, Literary Magazines | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Fiction |

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