My Interview with Author Jay Lemming about Writing and Literary Fiction

A Conversation

I was privileged to answer some really interesting questions from Jay Lemming about how Rosette is both literary fiction and historical fiction. See the whole interview here.

Imagine turning a real life into fiction. Imagine creating a fictional marriage out of a historical 19th-century couple as complex and resonant as one we might witness in our time. As author Cindy Rinaman Marsch explains:  “Sometimes I think we get the idea that we’re more advanced than people were a generation or a century or millennium ago, but the best writers (and painters) of history amaze us when they capture US in their subjects. I wanted to do that.”

Jay Lemming is a writer living in Washington, D.C. Visit his blog to learn more about his work, including his novel about border issues, Billy Maddox Takes His Shot.

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    Jay Lemming, Author (Friday, 08 July 2016 19:32)

    Thanks so much, Cindy, for this kind shout-out! Jay