Stuart DybekFiction, 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.
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