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Conversations with Lee Smith

Conversations with Lee Smith( )
Editor: Tate, Linda
Author: Smith, Lee
Series title:Literary Conversations Ser.
ISBN:978-1-61703-699-6
Publication Date:Mar 2013
Publisher:University Press of Mississippi
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

How does a girl from Grundy, Virginia, become a successful writer? The interviews and profiles in Conversations with Lee Smith tell the story of one woman's discovery of her coal-mining hometown as a potential "literary place". In this first book of interviews with Smith, she revels in character and sense of place as cornerstones to her art.

Book Details
Pages:244
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / American / General
Biography & Autobiography / Literary Figures
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches
Book Weight:0.72 Pounds
Author Biography
Smith, Lee (Editor)
Lee Smith is a novelist, short story writer, and educator. She was born in 1944 in Grundy, Virginia. Smith attended Hollins College in Roanoke, Virginia.

In her senior year at Hollins, Smith entered a Book-of-the-Month Club contest, submitting a draft of a novel called The Last Day the Dog Bushes Bloomed. The book, one of 12 entries to receive a fellowship, was published in 1968. Smith wrote reviews for local papers and continued to write short stories. Her first collection of short stories, Cakewalk, was published in 1981.

Smith taught at North Carolina State University. Her novel, Oral History, published in 1983, was a Book-of-the-Month Club featured selection. She has received two O. Henry Awards, the Robert Penn Warren Prize for Fiction, the North Carolina Award for Fiction, the Lila Wallace/Reader's Digest Award, and the Academy Award in Literature presented by the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

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