Five Points, Vol. 8 No. 2

Spring 2004

From Hayden Carruth, “I preferred independence, and I emphasized that in my poetry, in my prose too, I think, and in my life.”

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Five Points, Vol. 8 No. 1

Winter 2004

From Richard Bausch, “For a time, I went around with the suspicion that I might be a writer, exactly the way some kids go around wondering if they’re adopted- I mean, it wasn’t as if I would choose it. I was, you know, doing it all the time, so it was more as if I was questioning whether or not it was part of my nature.”

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Five Points, Vol. 7 No. 2

Fall 2003

From Janet Burroway, “I am interested in the idea that every novelist only has one story to tell and tells it over and over.”

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Five Points, Vol. 7 No. 1

Spring 2003

From Madison Smartt Bell, “Once I finish this book, I may start touring music. I don’t know what I am going to do. In all probability I am going to have my usual day job.”

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