ARCHIVED: Ann Patchett '85 publishes new novel, reflects on SLC teachers who "changed [her] life"

Friday, June 10, 2011

In a review of her new book State of Wonder in (UK), Ann Patchett '85 says, "I had a couple of teachers in college who changed my life," referring to Allan Gurganus '72 and the late Grace Paley. She reflects on how each of them influenced her writing and development as an individual. Patchett also appeared on public radio's in advance of the book's release.