Readings for Writers

A Conversation With Richard Ford

Richard Ford is the author of the novels The Sportswriter, Wildlife, Independence Day (which won the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Pulitzer Prize), and Lay of the Land, as well as a number of short-story collections. His most recent novel is Canada, which was published in 2012 and is now available in paperback. He recently spoke with Commonweal contributor Wayne Sheridan and his wife, the writer and artist Sandra Dutton, about writing, reading, and the place of faith and religion in fiction.

Wayne Sheridan...

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About the Author

Wayne Sheridan is a freelance journalist, poet, and communications consultant to nonprofits. He lives with his wife, Sandra Dutton, on a farm in the Hudson Valley, north of New York City.