A riveting love story with plenty of betrayal and manipulation to make it even more interesting. Historically based on de Lempicka, the “first woman artist to be a glamour star,” Avery’s novel is good to the last brush stroke.
Michelle Huneven, Douglas Borsom, Glenn Schaeffer & Eric Olsen present and sign We Wanted to Be Writers
08/26/2011 7:00 pm
695 E. Colorado Blvd
This book is a rollicking and insightful blend of original interviews, commentary, advice, gossip, anecdotes, analyses, history, and asides with nearly thirty graduates and teachers at the now legendary Iowa Writers' Workshop between 1974 and 1978. Among the talents that emerged in those years were the younger versions of writers who became John Irving, Jane Smiley, T. C. Boyle, Michelle Huneven, Allan Gurganus, Sandra Cisneros, Jayne Anne Phillips, Jennie Fields, Joy Harjo, Joe Haldeman, and many others. It is chock full of insights and a treasure trove of inspiration for all writers, readers, history lovers, and anyone who ever "wanted to be a writer."