In this podcast Andy Davidson talks about his new novel In the Valley of the Sun, childhood memories, writing motivation, and much more.
About Andy Davidson
Born and raised in Arkansas, Andy Davidson graduated from the University of Mississippi in 2004 with a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. His work has appeared in print and online journals. His first novel, In the Valley of the Sun is out now. He lives in Georgia with his wife.
- [03:55] Interview start/childhood
- [23:00] In the Valley of the Sun—why was it originally written as a script and what prompted the change to a novel?
- [52:45] Ten years writing hiatus, prompted by external forces to start caring more about the future
- [01:04:35] Approaching the MFA in Creative Writing if starting over
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