Now in paperback, present day most celebrated authors explore literature and also the literary existence within an inspiring assortment of original essays.
By turns poignant, amusing, and practical, Authors on Writing includes greater than forty of recent literature's finest voices.
Pieces vary from insights around the daily craft of conntacting the intersection of art's and life's consequential moments. Authors discuss what impels these to write: creating a feeling of control inside a turbulent world bearing witness to occasions that will well be lost ever or inside the writer's soul recapturing part of your time. Others praise mentors and training, whether in the class, daily conditions, or even the pages of the favorite author. For anybody thinking about the skill and rewards of writing, Authors on Writing provides an uncommon and revealing look at a writer's world.
Contributing factors include Russell Banks, Saul Bellow, E. L. Doctorow, Richard Ford, Kent Haruf, Carl Hiaasen, Alice Hoffman, Jamaica Kincaid, Barbara Kingsolver, Sue Burns, Walter Mosley, Joyce Carol Oates, Annie Proulx, Carol Shields, Jane Smiley, Susan Sontag, John Updike, Kurt Vonnegut Junior., Alice Master, and Elie Wiesel.