Telegram for You, Sir

September 7, 2013 | 2 books mentioned

Daniel Woodrell was so busy dodging bill collectors that he almost missed a telegram from an agent interested in his first novel, Under the Bright Lights. He discusses his writing career, the film adaptation of Winter’s Bone, and how he’s used the same coffee mug since 1974 for The Daily Beast’s “How I Write” series.

is an associate editor for The Millions and an editor in Atlanta. She tweets at @temalone.

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