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Richard Ford

Fiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20040922

The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Independence Day talks with Angela Elam about the craft of the short story. He reads from his collection of short stories, A Multitude of Sins, and recalls his early struggles as a writer of short fiction.

| Subject Matter: Short Story, Novels, Pulitzer Prize | Interview Year: 2003 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: Pulitzer Prize, PEN/Faulkner Award |

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Winner Announced: New Letters Publication Award in Fiction

Congrats to Donna Gordon for winning the $750.00 New Letters Publication Award in Fiction for her story "Primates." The final judge was Anthony Grooms. More info on the winner, finalists, & judges here: https://bit.ly/2P7pURh

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Clarion Awards Selection CD Special

Jamaica KincaidJim ShepardGloria Vando & Anika ParisLuis Alberto Urrea, and Alex George, normally $7.99 per episode, this cd collection comes with over $15.00 in savings. Downloads of these programs have been reduced and are available through our archives.