Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1999-2003.


Papers of Alan Cheuse [manuscript], 1999-2003.

Papers of Cheuse include book reviews, short stories, articles, and essays by Cheuse; drafts of "Biography of an unknown woman," "On earth as it is," and "Rowing in Eden"; proofs of his book "Listening to the page"; letters, greeting cards, postcards and electronic mail from family, friends, publishers and other authors; publication agreement; articles about Cheuse and his books; manuscripts by Nicholas Delbanco, Peter Najarian, and other authors; and photographs. Correspondents represented by one or two letters or postcards include James Atlas, Charltte Bacon, T. C. Boyle, Max Byrd Liam Callanan, Ethan Canin, Richard B. Cheney, Maxine Clair, Charmaine Craig, Elwidge Danticat, Nicholas Delbanco, Elizabeth Evans, Russell Fraser, George Garrett, Philip Gerard, Anthony Giardina, Maureen Gibbon, DeWitt Henry, Edward Hower, Jin Ha, Lisa Jensen, Stephen Koch, J. D. Landis, Craig Lesley, Curt Leviant, Barry Lopez, Norman Mailer, Morton Marcus, Peter Meinke, Barbara Melosh, Christopher Merrill, Mike Morgan, Carol Muske-Dukes, Craig Nova, Joyce Carol Oates, Gina Ochsner, Donald Pfarrer, Michael Pollan, E. Barrett Prettyman, Kevin Prufer, Dawn Raffel, James Salter, Robert Schultz, Rosa Shand, Porter Shreve, Susan Shreve, Audrey Schulman, Barry Silesky, Janna Smith, William Jay Smith, Les Standiford, Lynn Stegner, Darcey Steinke, Kathryn Stern, Robert Sward, Elizabeth Taylor, James Thackara, Susan Thornton, Katherine Vaz, Diana Wagman, Michael C. White, David S. Wyman, Irene Zabytko, and Benjamin Zucker. Correspondents represented by three or more letters include Nicholas and Elena Delbanco, Robert Fogarty, Richard Ford, Molly Giles, Herbert Gold, Oakley Hall, James and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston, Peter Najarian, Robert Pinsky, Victor Rangel-Ribiero, Stephen Sandy, andMitch Wieland. The collection also contains 6 cassettes of "The Sound of Writing," audiocassettes of Cheuse and others reviewing Cormac McCarthy's "All the pretty horses," and Willa Cather's 'My Antonia," on Diane Rehm's National Public Radio Readers Review; an audiocassette of Alan Cheuse on Radio Station WYSO 2001 May 24 and a videocassette of [a reading by Cheuse?] "The writer's tale," 2002 October 30. Also 44 computer disks, many of which pertain to "Biography of an unknown women " Others are manuscripts of essays, short stories and book reviews.

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