edited by Bonnie Lyons and Bill Oliver
contributions by Thom Jones, Julia Alvarez, Andre Dubus, Jayne Anne Phillips, Tobias Wolff, Richard Ford, Gina Berriault, Bobbie Ann Mason, T. Coraghessan Boyle, Rick Bass, Leonard Michaels and Christopher Tilghman
University of Illinois Press, 1998
Paper: 978-0-252-06687-0 | Cloth: 978-0-252-02387-3
Library of Congress Classification PS379.P35 1998
Dewey Decimal Classification 813.5409

      The twelve contemporary fiction writers interviewed in Passion and
        Craft go beyond the merely autobiographical, revealing that, despite
        their differences, they share passionate devotion and discipline for their
      Included are Richard Ford, winner in 1995 of both the Pulitzer Prize
        and the PEN/Faulkner Award; Gina Berriault, 1997 winner of the National
        Book Critics Circle Award; Bobbie Ann Mason; T. Coraghessan Boyle; Rick
        Bass; Leonard Michaels; Christopher Tilghman; Thom Jones; Julia Alvarez;
        Andre Dubus; Jayne Anne Phillips; and Tobias Wolff.
      Their comments will interest readers devoted to their novels and stories,
        other writers, and aspiring writers.