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    • Tillie Olsen: 11-03-1977 

      Olsen, Tillie; Marchant, Peter L.; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1977-11-03)
      Olsen soliloquizes about her mother, and about the power of faith in humanity that Olsen inherited from her mother. Olsen feels an affinity with Van Gogh in her effort to bear witness through art to the dignity of struggling ...
    • W. S. Merwin: 02-29-1968 

      Merwin, W. S.; Fitz Gerald, Gregory; Heyen, William (1968-02-29)
      Merwin discusses his changing poetic style, saying that he never stays excited about any style for very long, and that he now wants to write about direct experiences. He talks about the gradual abandonment of punctuation ...
    • Walter Tevis: 03-27-1980 

      Tevis, Walter; Fitz Gerald, Gregory; Parshall, Rodney L. (1980-03-27)
      Walter Tevis begins this March 27, 1980 interview by reading the last chapter from his science fiction novel Mocking Bird, set in New York City during the 25th century. The principal character is Robert, a intelligent robot ...
    • Wayne Dodd: 07-02-1982 

      Dodd, Wayne; Kitchen, Judith; Robertson, Mary Elsie (1982-07-02)
      Wayne Dodd was editor of The Ohio Review for 30 years. He begins this interview by discussing the connection of being a poet and an editor, and then reads his poem “Night Poem” and discusses the imagery. He continues by ...
    • Weike Wang: 10-17-2018 

      Wang, Weike (2018-10-17)
      Novelist Weike Wang discusses her work in an interview recorded October 17, 2018.
    • William Cotter Murray: 02-20-1980 

      Murray, William Cotter; Ferguson, Paul; Fitz Gerald, Gregory (1980-02-20)
      In an interview recorded February 21, 1980, W. Cotter Murray discusses growing up in Ireland and his interest in telling the story that has not already been told.
    • William Demby: 10-07-1971 

      Demby, William; Marchant, Peter; Ryan, Pat M. (1971-10-06)
      In an interview recorded on October 17, 1971, William Demby discusses his novels Beetlecreek and The Catacombs; Rome in the 1960s; the problem of defining what a Black writer is; and traveling between Italy and the United States.
    • William Heyen: 01-09-1968 

      Heyen, William (1968-02-09)
      Recorded on February 2, 1968 at Potsdam University, William Heyen talks about his inspirations as a poet and writing as a form of perception. He reads the poems “The Fourth Day” and “Depth of Field.”
    • William Heyen: 10-11-2017 

      Heyen, William (2017-10-11)
      In an interview conducted on October 11, 2017, poet William Heyen reads from his collection The Candle: Poems of Our Twentieth Century Holocausts. Topics discussed include the problem of writing about the unspeakable.