Sheridan Voysey—An Interview with Marilynne Robinson

Posted by Kendall Harmon

Marilynne Robinson doesn’t believe in sequels and never uses an idea she knows the origin of. In this Open House interview, we explore other aspects of her writing life:
How she discovered her ‘voice’ as a writer
Why she wrote Housekeeping in the dark and why she writes all her fiction in long-hand first
The reason behind the 24-year wait for her second novel
How her characters take on a life of their own
Her Christian faith and the influence of sixteenth-century theologian John Calvin on her writing
Listen to it all (either directly or by podcast).

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