Kirstin Allio & Dan Wickett (BSS #23)


Authors: Dan Wickett and Kirstin Allio

Condition of Mr. Segundo: Snubbed and pining for Beelzebub.

Subjects Discussed: The ideal of the perfect sentence, Faulkner, research, New Hampshire, 1920s vernacular, the controversy of Mrs. Heald, drafting Garner, agents and literary fiction, literary influences, Wallace Stegner, naming names, cemeteries, the difficulties of writing about girlhood, and being skeptical about craft.

[INTERVIEW NOTES: The interviews were all conducted by telephone.]

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