A Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Trajectory': Richard Russo on writing small town America

His novels and short stories have garnered literary prizes on both sides of the Atlantic, with critics hailing them as quiet chronicles of the contemporary American experience. Richard Russo tells us about his serendipitous brush with Hollywood stars Paul Newman, Ed Harris and Philip Seymour Hoffman and why finding his authorial voice was the key to embarking on a full-time literary career.

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