Interview with David Garrison, September 3, 1997

Project: Kentucky Writers Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Garrison begins the interview by talking about his childhood. Following this, Garrison outlines his educational path, from elementary school to the obtaining of his PhD at the University of Minnesota. The beginning of Garrison's writing career, as well as his marriages are also mentioned. The interviewee's experience teaching at Spalding University is also reflected upon. Garrison's writing and his methods of teaching creative writing are then described. Lastly, the nature of creativity is hypothesized, along with the academic career of Garrison, his literary influences, and his wife.

Interview Accession

1997oh064_kw078

Interviewee Name

David Garrison

Interviewer Name

L. Elisabeth Beattie

Interview Date

1997-09-03

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Garrison, David Interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. 03 Sep. 1997. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Garrison, D. (1997, September 03). Interview by L. E. Beattie. Kentucky Writers Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Garrison, David, interview by L. Elisabeth Beattie. September 03, 1997, Kentucky Writers Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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