Imaginary Beings: An Interview with Patricia Eakins

George Salis: Your first story collection, The Hungry Girls and Other Stories (Cadmus Editions, 1989), is scheduled to be republished by Tough Poets Press later this year. The Kickstarter has already surpassed its funding goal. What can you tell me about this collection and how does it feel to bring it out into the world again?

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The Universe, and Other Fictions by Paul West

About Paul West: “Paul West (February 23, 1930) was an English-born novelist, literary historian and poet, the author of 24 novels, who lived in America since the early 1960s. He resided in upstate New York with his wife, the writer, poet and well-known naturalist Diane Ackerman, until his death in 2015. Paul, still remembered with affection by his old colleagues and friends in England as a big, jolly man, was born in Eckington, which is near (and now considered a part of) Sheffield in South Yorkshire, but was during West’s childhood a Derbyshire village associated with the famous literary Sitwells of Renishaw.”

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