Debra MarquartPoetry, Essay, Fiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20090306
Growing up on a North Dakota farm, Debra Marquart couldn't wait to leave. Now, she returns to the place repeatedly in her fiction, essays and poetry. A multi-genre writer, Marquart has led a life influenced by music and sound, dropping out of college to join a rock band in the '70s. She reads from The Hunger Bone: Rock and Roll Stories, From Sweetness (poems) and The Horizontal World: Growing Up Wild in the Middle of Nowhere (essays).
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