Interviewed by: Dennis Conrow
Catalog Number: 20070622, 20061020
Billy Lombardo’s award-winning collection, The Logic of a Rose: Chicago Stories, prominently features his Chicago neighborhood of Bridgeport. In this interview with New Letters on the Air’s assistant producer, Dennis Conrow, Lombardo discusses the hallmarks of a coming-of-age story and the delicate dividing line between fiction and memoir. We also discover something about Lombardo’s beginnings as a writer during the pioneering days of slam poetry.
Our "Classics Series" continues as we go "Back to the Writing Well" to hear from writers of place, including the late Pat Conroy. Famous for his novels about the south, with several made into movies such as ...
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