New Letters
On The Air

Daniel Woodrell

Fiction

Interviewed by: Mark Luce

Catalog Number: 20000105, 19981125

Dubbed as a writer of “country noir,” Daniel Woodrell talks with Mark Luce about the shift in his writing after his return to his small, hometown in Missouri, and how it’s reflected in his sixth novel, Tomato Red. He also discusses the making of his earlier novel into the movie, Ride with the Devil, and his experience working with director, Ang Lee.

| Subject Matter: Missouri, Country Noir, Ozarks | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Fiction |

See All audio

    Judson Mitcham

    In the second half of a conversation with Georgia State Poet Laureate (2012-present) Judson Mitcham talks in front of a WUGA audience in Athens, GA, about his two novels, ...

    Antonya Nelson

    The author of eleven books of short stories and novels, Antonya Nelson appears as UMKC's 2015 Cockefair Chair Writer-in-Residence at the Kansas City Public Library. She talks about her most recent books: the novel ...

Kansas City Literary Events

Terry Tempest Williams

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Kansas City, Mo.

News

Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

Shop

Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.