Blackbird an online journal of literature and the arts Fall 2007  Vol. 6 No. 2



A Conversation with Janet Peery

August 9, 2007, Blackbird editor Mary Flinn spoke to Janet Peery about her book What the Thunder Said, a series of linked stories and a novella. With Flinn, Peery discusses her process, the concept of interconnected stories vs. a “traditional novel structure,” influences of other writers, and more. Peery ends by reading a passage from the novella section of the book.  end of text

The prologue for What the Thunder Said first appeared in Blackbird v4n2, fall 2005, as
How Beautiful Thy Feet With Shoes.” (Archival page will open in a separate window.)

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