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Stuart Dybek

Fiction, Poetry

Interviewed by: Michael Pritchett

Catalog Number: 20071109, 20060719

Short story writer Stuart Dybek grew up in a Polish-American neighborhood on the south side of Chicago.  He continues to revisit that locale as a backdrop for many of his stories found in the collections The Coast of Chicago and I Sailed with Magellan. He talks about his work with UMKC creative writing professor, Michael Pritchett, and also reads from his 2004 book of poems, Streets In Their Own Ink

| Subject Matter: South Chicago, The Importance of Place | Interview Year: 2006 | Genre: Fiction, Poetry |

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