Joan Didion on experience, lies, and the Art of Fiction.
“I managed to do well academically at Syracuse despite the concerted efforts of my sorority to prevent me . . .” Joyce Carol Oates on the Art of Fiction.
Margaret Drabble on Freud, motherhood, and the use of education to a woman.
Stories by Pati Hill and Alexander Theroux. Poems by Thomas Lux, Jay Parini, and Derek Walcott.
“Suspense comes from making sure your algebra is right. Time is the only critic”: James M. Cain on the Art of Fiction.
Anthony Powell on gloomy Oxford days, Proust’s eroticism, and prosopography.
Stories by Barton Midwood, David Rieff, and Dallas Wiebe. Poems by Don Bogen and Ronald Wallace.