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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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Tracy K. Smith has been named the next U.S. Poet Laureate!

Hear poetry from her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Life on Mars, on the New Letters on the Air half-hour show or a short excerpt on KCUR before she was in Kansas City last year. Find out more about our new ambassador for poetry from NPR.

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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.