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The Writing Life

The Writing Life( )
Author: Dillard, Annie
Dillard, Ann
ISBN:978-0-06-091988-7
Publication Date:Nov 2013
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:Harper Perennial
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $14.99
Book Description:

 In this collection of short essays, Annie Dillard--the author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek and An American Childhood--illuminates the dedication, absurdity, and daring that characterize the existence of a writer. A moving account of Dillard's own experience, The Writing Life offers deep insight into one of the most mysterious professions.

Book Details
Pages:128
Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.312 x 8 x 0.288 Inches
Book Weight:0.225 Pounds
Author Biography
Dillard, Annie (Author)
Annie Dillard was born Annie Doak in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on April 30, 1945. She received a B.A and an M.A. in English from Hollins College. She writes both fiction and nonfiction books including Tickets for a Prayer Wheel, Holy the Firm, Teaching a Stone to Talk, The Living, and Mornings Like This: Found Poems. She won the 1975 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction for Pilgrim at Tinker Creek. She wrote an autobiography entitled An American Childhood. Her work also has appeared in such periodicals as The Atlantic, Harper's Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor, and Cosmopolitan. She taught for 21 years in the English department of Wesleyan University.

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