Crooked Letter Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed, but what a year! Take a look back at the authors Redd has interviewed who have lived in the Crooked Letter state. His year-in-review post recollects the conversations featured on the Prairie Schooner blog, but, of course, there are others: Michael Farris Smith in the New Orleans Review and Chris Offutt  in the Oxford American. Find out exciting about the next year in conversation, too.

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New Interview with Steve Barthelme Posted!

Redd’s latest conversation in the Crooked Letter Interview Series, “Good Creative Nonfiction Begins in Good Reporting,”  is now available on the Prairie Schooner Blog. See the excerpted interview here.

Steven Barthelme has two books of non-fiction, the memoir, Double Down (Houghton Mifflin, 1999), co-authored with his brother, and the essay collection The Early Posthumous Work (Red Hen, 2010).  Earlier stories were collected in And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story, and a new collection titled Hush Hush (Melville House) appeared in October 2012.

Barthelme's New Book

Barthelme’s New Book

Steven Barthelme to be Sixth Crooked Letter Author

Relating Nonfiction and Fiction: A Conversation with Steven Barthelme

This conversation with Steven Barthelme, scheduled to appear on 12/19, is the sixth interview in the Crooked Letter Interview Series hosted by the Schooner’s Southern Correspondent, James Madison Redd.

Steven Barthelme has two books of non-fiction, the memoir, Double Down (Houghton Mifflin, 1999), co-authored with his brother, and the essay collection The Early Posthumous Work (Red Hen, 2010).  Earlier stories were collected in And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story, and a new collection titled Hush Hush (Melville House) appeared in October 2012.