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Jessica Hagedorn

Charles Ruas' guest today is novelist and American Book Award winner Jessica Hagedorn, who discusses her third novel, Dream Jungle, and the young Asian-American fiction writers she has included in Charlie Chan Is Dead, II, a new anthology bringing widespread attention to new currents in American literature.


Conversations with Writers


Host Charles Ruas in conversation with contemporary writers and poets, continuing a stream of intelligent discussion dating back to his legendary days at WBAI Pacifica Radio in New York in the seventies. Ruas is the author of Conversations with American Writers, a Fulbright scholar, and a distinguished French translator. His writing has frequently appeared in both ARTNews and Art in America. His other Clocktower-produced program is Historic Audio From the Archives of Charles Ruas and is one of the most brilliant and extensive collections of historic audio in our archive.