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Laura Kasischke

Poetry, Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20191101

National Book Critics Circle Award-winning poet Laura Kasischke discusses her journey to writing fiction. Now the author of ten novels, three of which have been made into films, she reads from her Independent Publisher Book Award-winning short story collection, If a Stranger Approaches You. Kasischke also talks some about her friendship with fellow fiction writer Antonya Nelson and reveals a bit about her creative process and approach to writing fiction versus poetry. 2019 program featuring her poetry and an earlier 2006  program with Laura Kasischke are also available in our audio archives.

(Photo by David Shankbone CC BY 3.0)

| Interview Year: 2018 | Genre: Poetry, Fiction | Awards: Independent Publisher Book Award for Short Fiction, Guggenheim Fellowship, National Book Critics Circle Award |

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