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Audio Interview with Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler talks with Don Swaim in this 1985 interview about the key to becoming a writer. Butler considers the most important thing for a writer to do is to find their voice. Once a writer has found their voice, the stories can begin. Butler is responsible for books such as They Whisper, On Distant Ground, The Deuce, Good Scent Strange Mountain and many others.

Listen to the Robert Olen Butler interview with Don Swaim, March 27, 1985
(43 min. 52 sec.)

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For many years most of the best writers of the English language found their way to Don Swaim's CBS Radio studio in New York. Wired for Books is proud to webcast these interviews in RealAudio.

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