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Thomas E. Kennedy

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Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20160722, 20081212

The essay "I Am Joe's Prostate," by Thomas E. Kennedy garnered New Letters the National Magazine Award in the category of the essay in 2008. In this interview, Thomas E. Kennedy talks about that and other essays in his collection, Riding the Dog: A Look Back at America. Kennedy, an American, has lived in Denmark since 1974, and is a regular contributor to New Letters magazine. His recent books of fiction include the Copenhagen Quartet and his short story collections, Cast Upon the Day and Getting Lucky: New and Selected Stories, 1982-2012 Hear more about Thomas E. Kennedy's award-winning essay "I Am Joe's Prostate" in this exclusive website extra. Programs from 1990 and 1997 with Thomas E. Kennedy are also available in our Audio Archives.

| Subject Matter: Essays, Descriptive Writing, Research | Interview Year: 2008 | Genre: Nonfiction | Awards: O. Henry Prize, Pushcart Prize, National Magazine Award, Eppy |

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