Conversations with American Women Writers

Conversations with American Women Writers

by Sarah Anne Johnson

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ISBN-13: 9781584653486
Publisher: University Press of New England
Publication date: 12/01/2003
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.76(d)

About the Author

SARAH ANNE JOHNSON is a nationally recognized author interviewer and fiction writer with an M.F.A from the Bennington Writing Seminars. Her interviews have appeared in The Writer's Chronicle, The Writer, Glimmer Train Stories and are forthcoming in The Harvard Review. Her fiction has appeared in Other Voices and George Jr. She works as the Program Coordinator for the YMCA National Writer's Voice program, and teaches The Art of the Author Interview nationwide. She lives in Truro, MA. http://www.sarahannejohnson.com

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
• Introduction
• Andrea Barrett: The Hidden Map of the Story
• Aimee Bender: Somewhere along the Line, I ate Fairy tales
• Amy Bloom: Writin and Therapy Have Nothing in Common
• Elizabeth Cox: Putting the Pain in Straight
• Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: Writers Are Great Eavesdroppers
• Maria Flook: I'll See It When I Believe It
• Lynn Freed: Colonizing the Territory of the Fiction
• Gish Jen; Writing off into the Darkness
• Nora Okja Keller: Trying to Inhabit a Soul
• Jill McCorkle: Always Looking for the Bite
• Elizabeth McCracken: You Must Be Prepared to Break Your Own Heart
• Sue Miller: The Hot Dramas of the Domestic Scene
• Sena Jeter Naslund: To Be Human Is to Be Artustucakky Creatuve
• Ann Patchett: Constantly Plagiarizing Myself
• Jayne Anne Phillips: Taking Cues from the Work Itself
• A. J. Verdelle: Managing the Whole Fictive World
• Lois-Ann Yamanaka: The Characters Know the Sound of Their Own Voice
• Bibliography

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