Richard Ford is an American novelist and short story writer. His best-known works are the novel The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day, The Lay of the Land and Let Me Be Frank With You. He is also known for the short story collection Rock Springs, which contains several widely anthologized stories.
Recent episodes featuring Richard Ford
Richard Ford Reads "Displaced"
The New Yorker: The Writer's Voice - New Fiction from The New Yorker
Richard Ford reads his short story from the August 6 & 13, 2018, issue of the magazine. Ford is the author of five short-story collections and seven novels, including "Independence Day," "The Lay of the Land," and "Canada." He is working on a new collection titled "The Irish in America."
Richard Ford
Maine Calling
The Pulitzer-prize winning author discusses his new book, Between Them , a memoir about his mother and father. Guest: Richard Ford's novel Independence Day was the first book to win both a Pulitzer Prize and a PEN/Faulkner award. He joins us to discuss his storied writing career, being a big Bruce Springsteen fan, and the national political scene.
For Richard Ford, Memoir Is A Chance To 'Tell The Unthinkable'
Fresh Air
The Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist revisits the lives and deaths of his parents in his new memoir, 'Between Them.' "As much as they loved me, an only child, they loved each other more," he says. Also, Maureen Corrigan reviews 'Anything is Possible' by Elizabeth Strout.
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Birthdate
Feb 16th, 1944
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 32 minutes