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Daniel Woodrell

Fiction

Interviewed by: Rebekah Presson

Catalog Number: 19921106

Daniel Woodrell, the author of a series of critically acclaimed murder mysteries set in Louisiana Bayou country, describes his style as a mixture between literary writing and crime fiction. Here he reads from The Ones You Do and talks about how he eavesdrops at pool halls to get ideas for new characters.

| Subject Matter: Louisiana, Crime Writing, Country Noir | Interview Year: 1992 | Genre: Fiction | Awards: PEN USA Award for Fiction |

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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.