Jim Shepard: You Think That’s Bad
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Angela Elam, host of the New Letters on the Air radio program, conducts a public conversation with novelist and short story writer Jim Shepard as part of the 2012 Writers at Work series.
Shepard has written six novels and four collections of stories including Like You’d Understand, Anyway, which won the Story Prize and was nominated for a National Book Award. He teaches at Williams College in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
The Writers at Work at series is organized by Kansas City author Whitney Terrell.
Co-sponsored by the Cockefair Chair at UMKC, the Writers at Work Roundtable and the UMKC English Department.