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Posts Tagged ‘Cam Terwilliger’

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Book of the Week: The Carrion Birds, by Urban Waite

This week’s feature is Urban Waite’s new novel, The Carrion Birds, which was published last week by William Morrow. Urban Waite is the author of The Terror of Living, named one of Esquire‘s Ten Best Books of 2011. His short fiction has appeared in the Best of the West 2009 anthology, the Southern Review, and other journals. He has degrees from the University of Washington, Western Washington University, and Emerson College. He lives in Seattle with his wife. In 2011 we were pleased to feature Cam Terwilliger’s previous interview with Waite, which corresponded with the publication of The Terror of […]


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The Art of the Chase: An Interview with Urban Waite

Debut novelist Urban Waite enjoys a character-driven thriller, which is exactly what he delivers with The Terror of Living. In conversation with Cam Terwilliger, Waite reveals how the selfish characters of Graham Greene shaped his idea of the perfect book, how an editor who understands the writer’s vision can only help a book, and how flexibility can be the novelist’s best friend.



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