Sena Jeter Naslund describes the origins of Ahab's Wife in "a vision and a voice." Ann Patchett mourns the ways in which the reality of a novel may fail to live up to her conception of it. Andrea Barrett, a winner of the National Book Award and the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, nevertheless characterizes herself as "a very clumsy writer" in her early drafts.
The seventeen women interviewed by Sarah Anne Johnson are some of the most popular and accomplished writers at work today--award winners, critically acclaimed, popular with book clubs. Steeped in a thorough knowledge of each writer's work, Johnson's questions range from technical issues of craft to the nurturing of fictional ideas to the daily practice of writing. The authors offer insights into their own works that will delight their fans and also provide practical advice that will be cherished by aspiring writers. From Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni's reflections on her experience of immigration to Lois-Ann Yamanaka's insights on the question of a character's voice, these interviews combine the personal with the professional experience of the writing life.
About the Author :
Sarah Anne Johnson has contributed to Conversations with American Women Writers as an 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
|Title:||Conversations with American Women Writers||Publisher:||University Press of New England|
|Author:||Sarah Anne Johnson|
|No. of Pages:||248|
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