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    • Genevieve Sly Crane: 9/22/2021 

      Crane, Genevieve Sly (2021-09-22)
    • Gerald Lyn Early: 02-15-1995 

      Early, Gerald Lyn; Rubin, Stan Sanvel (1995-02-15)
      Gerald Early received his PhD in English literature from Cornell University. He is best known for his works critiquing American culture. He begins the interview by reading a passage from his nonfiction book Daughters. He ...
    • Grace Paley: 02-18-1982 

      Paley, Grace; Marchant, Peter L.; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1982-02-18)
      In an interview recorded February 18, 1982, Grace Paley reads her short story "Wants" and discusses her beginnings as a writer, her switch from poetry to the short story, writing while raising children, her political ...
    • Henry Louis Gates: 2/16/1990 

      Gates, Henry Louis (1990-02-16)
    • Hortense Calisher: 03-07-1979 

      Calisher, Hortense; Marchant, Peter L.; Fitz Gerald, Gregory (1979-03-07)
      In an interview conducted on March 8th, 1979, Hortense Calisher recounts the beginning of her career as an author with the short story series In the Absence of Angels. Calisher discusses the autobiographical influence on ...
    • Hugh Kenner: 3/23/1970 

      Kenner, Hugh (1970-03-23)
    • Isaac Asimov: 10-20-1976 

      Asimov, Isaac; Fitz Gerald, Gregory; Duberman, Joshua; Wolf, Jack C. (1976-10-20)
      The science fiction writer Dr. Isaac Asimov begins the interview by reading “Insert Knob A in Hole B” from his anthology Nightfall and Other Stories. He continues the interview by discussing sociological aspects of science ...
    • Isaac Bashevis Singer: 10-12-1972 

      Singer, Isaac Bashevis; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Marchant, Peter (1972-10-12)
      In an interview recorded on October 12, 1972, Isaac Bashevis Singer discusses talent, passion, and creativity. He refers to his lecture “Old Truths and New Clichés" and discusses art as a means for people to escape their ...
    • Ishion Hutchinson: 10/2/2019 

      Hutchinson, Ishion (2019-10-02)
    • Ishmael Reed: 05-01-1974 

      Reed, Ishmael; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Venick, Kenneth Robert (1974-05-01)
      In an interview recorded on May 1, 1974, Ishmael Reed discusses neo-hoodooism and reads from his novel Mumbo-Jumbo. He describes growing up in Chattanooga and Buffalo and why he left New York City. He reads his poems "The ...
    • James Wright: 9/23/1970 

      Wright, James (1970-09-23)
    • Jane Brox: 11/3/1999 

      Brox, Jane (1999-11-03)
    • Jason McCall: 10/6/2021 

      McCall, Jason (2021-10-06)
    • Jillian Weise: 2/12/2020 

      Weise, Jillian (2020-02-12)
    • Joan D. Vinge: 04-08-1981 

      Vinge, Joan D.; Rubin, Stan Sanvel; Rich, Calvin; Kress, Nancy (1981-04-08)
      In an interview conducted the week before the first space shuttle launch, science fiction writer Joan Vinge reads from her novel The Snow Queen and discusses mythology, her background in anthropology, feminism, and her ...
    • Joanna Scott: 11/4/2020 

      Scott, Joanna (2020-11-04)
    • Joanna Scott: 12-02-2003 

      Scott, Joanna (2003-12-02)
      The novelist Joanna Scott talks with Ralph Black and Anne Panning about the craft of writing. They discuss elements such as character, setting and language, what it means to be an experimental writer, and other writers who ...
    • John Ashbery: 11-27-1972 

      Ashbery, John; Poulin, Alfred A. (1972-11-27)
      The poet, editor and art critic John Ashbery begins the interview by reading his poem “Leaving the Atocha Station.” He briefly discusses this poem, and then talks about when he first began writing poetry and influences on ...
    • John Barth: 12-09-1976 

      Barth, John; Rubin, Stanley Sanvel; Parshall, Rodney (1976-12-09)
      Barth talks about three things: the teaching of creative writing, the hero quest theme in his novels, and the forms of fiction writing. He likes creative writing programs, but recognizes that not every writer is suited to ...
    • John Gardner: 10/5/1977 

      Gardner, John (1977-10-05)