The distinguished Canadian writer has pushed herself to work in a variety of genres, dramatizing issues of gender, power and society.
In The Writer Interview, Mary Gordon talks with editor Alicia Anstead about crafting scenes and dissects a paragraph from her book “The Liar’s Wife.”
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Ayelet Waldman takes on an ambitious project with her newest novel.
If vital elements are missing from your story, this five-item list will reveal what you’ve overlooked.
Tom Robbins, beloved for his novels, makes the leap to memoir.
How to find the story between cultural pressure and personal desire.
The novelist’s workshop takes writing from the mat to the page.
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Dorothy Allison looks at writing with grit, humor and joy.