Alice Munro: Memories and terrible regrets
A master of the short story, Alice Munro is one of Canada's most acclaimed literary treasures. With characters and settings that often mirror her own background and memories, her unadorned yet emotionally searing stories have enthralled readers since her first collection was published in 1968. With this selection of eight interviews from 1974 to 2007, CBC Digital Archives uncovers a witty, revealing and generous author.
Program: Writers & Company
Broadcast Date: Dec. 9, 1990
Guest: Alice Munro
Host: Eleanor Wachtel
Friend of My Youth, Alice Munro, Penguin Canada
Photo: Bill Becker/Canadian Press
Last updated: October 10, 2013
Page consulted on December 6, 2013
All Clips from this Topic
The Ontario-born author shares her memories of a small-town childhood ...
Author Alice Munro reads from her story The Ottawa Valley and...
The author speaks out against a Huron County school board that seeks t...
In 1982 author Alice Munro discusses one of her short stories with CBC...
Munro wins the inaugural Marian Engel Award in 1986 for her body of wo...
Alice Munro reads from two stories from her 1990 collection Friend of ...
Short story master Alice Munro muses about writing and her new collect...
After a short-lived attempt at retirement, Alice Munro continues writi...
A master of the short story, Alice Munro is one of Canada's most accla...