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The celebrated author of novels including the Pulitzer Prize-winning “A Thousand Acres,” “The All-True Travels and Adventures of Lidie Newton,” “Horse Heaven,” and “Private Life” discusses the sources of inspiration that have informed her nearly 40-year writing career. A distinguished professor in the Department of Creative Writing at the University of California, Riverside, Smiley is also the author of several award-winning short story collections, nonfiction books, and young adult novels.


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