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Author Bunge, Nancy L.

Title Master class : lessons from leading writers / Nancy Bunge.

Imprint Iowa City : University of Iowa Press, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    808.02 BUN    DUE 08-06-19 Billed
Description xiii, 241 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Something my life can teach other people / Sandra Gilbert -- You see beauty and you want to share it / Allen Ginsberg -- We should try to be as good as Shakespeare / Donald Hall -- Poet comes out of the people / Etheridge Knight -- Each act of writing becomes a whole new experience / Clarence Major -- There's nothing like the literary imagination / James Alan McPherson -- I grew up in a very rich and exotic world / N. Scott Momaday -- You need to write to be a writer / Kit Reed -- I place a lot of faith in that private searchlight / Alix Kates Shulman -- You've got to make the decisions yourself, if you're an artist / William Stafford -- If you're only a copy of a person, you aren't going to write very well / Wallace Stegner -- We are creative creatures / Ruth Stone -- Good writing isn't about easy things / Diane Wakoski -- Have poetry be a practice / Anne Waldman -- I don't know whether you can do justice to yourself without doing justice to the world / Richard Wilbur -- Hardest and loneliest profession / Richard Yates -- Writer works to give the reader a true experience / Helen Yglesias -- I want it to be true / Marvin Bell -- Getting it as right as it can be got / Ivan Doig -- People with curiosity are always right out there / Jim Harrison -- With each book, I'm learning how to write that book / Margot Livesey -- It's this impulse toward order, the pleasure of discovering design / Bobbie Ann Mason -- I get curious about a group of characters and I start investigating them / Larry McMurtry -- I inhabit each character / Sue Miller -- Those moments of clarity are little gems / Kyoko Mori -- I think that one should exist trying to be aware of as much as possible / Thylias Moss -- I just think I'm really lucky / W.S. Penn -- Nothing is more moving to me than what happens in the average life / Scott Turow -- Acquiescence to the unknown allows writers to stay vital / Katherine Vaz.
Subject Authorship.
Authorship -- Study and teaching.
Authors -- Interviews.
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