Sunday, July 4, 2010

MFA Greensboro Alum Steve Almond Interviewed on Bookish

Q&A: Rock and Roll Will Save Your Life

By Andrew Dansby

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The things author Steve Almond loves have the warm and enviable distinction of being loved greatly. Six years ago a lifelong obsession with sugar yielded Candyfreak, a travelogue of sorts that sweetly skipped along with love and loathing.

The former sprung from Almond's affinity for the subject, the latter was a disdain fueled by big business stifling variety in a once glorious industry. As a piece of smart and funny contemporary nonfiction it stuck like a Butterfinger.

Read the entire interview here: http://blogs.chron.com/bookish/2010/05/qa_rock_and_roll_will_save_you.html

Find out more about the MFA Writing Program at Greensboro here: http://mfagreensboro.org

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