Crooked Letter Interview # 10
Dueling Writers & Honing the Creative Impulse: A Conversation with Beth Ann Fennelly
This conversation with Beth Ann Fennelly is the ninth in the Crooked Letter Interview Series hosted by the Schooner’s Southern Correspondent, James Madison Redd. The following is a brief excerpt from their recent conversation at the University of Mississippi, familiarly known as Ole Miss.
Beth Ann Fennelly directs the MFA Program at Ole Miss, where she was named the 2011 Outstanding Liberal Arts Teacher of the Year. Her work has three times been included in THE BEST AMERICAN POETRY series. She and her husband, the L.A. Times Book award winner Tom Franklin, co-wrote the novel, TILTED WORLD, forthcoming in October 2013.