Grace Paley

Grace Paley
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Born in the Bronx in 1922, Grace Paley was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She died in Vermont on August 22, 2007.


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Amy Hempel reads Grace Paley's story "Mother"

"Hear author Amy Hempel read Grace Paley's story ""Mother"" at a 2007 Grace Paley tribute at Poet's House. ""Mother"" can be found in Grace Paley's Collected Stories, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize. Learn more about the book The Collected Stories at http://us.macmillan.com/thecollectedstories/GracePaley Read more about author Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley"

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A.M. Homes honors Grace Paley

"Hear the writer A.M. Homes honor Grace Paley at a 2007 tribute at Poet's House. Grace Paley's The Collected Stories—a finalist for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize—demonstrates her extraordinary insight into and compassion for her characters, moving from hilarious to tragic and back again. Learn more about the book The Collected Stories at http://us.macmillan.com/thecollectedstories/GracePaley Read more about author Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley"

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Naomi Replansky reads Grace Paley's poetry

"Listen to poet Naomi Replansky read several of Grace Paley's poems, including ""The Poet's Occasional Alternative,"" and speak about Grace Paley and New York City at a Poet's House tribute to Grace Paley in late 2007. Learn more about poet, author and activist Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley Read more about Grace Paley's poetry collection Begin Again: Collected Poems, which includes ""The Poet's Occasional Alternative,"" at http://us.macmillan.com/beginagain/GracePaley"

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Jean Valentine reads Grace Paley's poem "In the Bus"

"Listen to this poetry reading and hear the poet Jean Valentine speak at a Grace Paley tribute event at Poet's House in late 2007. In this audio recording, Valentine talks about Paley and her work and reads the poem ""In the Bus,"" from Paley's book Begin Again: Collected Poems. Learn more about the renowned poet, author and activist Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley Read more about the poetry collection Begin Again at http://us.macmillan.com/beginagain/GracePaley"

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Galway Kinnell reads the poems of Grace Paley

"Listen to this poetry reading and hear poet Galway Kinnell read poems by Grace Paley from her books Fidelity and Begin Again. Paley's Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Learn more about Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley Read about Paley's poetry collection Fidelity at http://us.macmillan.com/fidelity/GracePaley Read about Begin Again: Collected Poems at http://us.macmillan.com/beginagain/GracePaley"

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Wesley Brown Honors Grace Paley

"Hear writer Wesley Brown pay tribute to renowned author and poet Grace Paley, at an event at Poet's House in late 2007. Brown discusses Paley and her work, and then reads one of her poems. Born in the Bronx in 1922, Grace Paley was a renowned writer and activist. Her Collected Stories was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. She died in Vermont on August 22, 2007. Learn more about poet and fiction writer Grace Paley at http://us.macmillan.com/author/gracepaley"

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Fidelity

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

Just before her death in 2007 at the age of eighty-four, Grace Paley completed this wise and poignant book of poems. Full of memories of friends and family and...


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The Collected Stories

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

This reissue of Grace Paley’s classic collection—a finalist for the National Book Award—demonstrates her rich use of language as well as her extraordinary...


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Begin Again

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

A longtime teacher, activist, feminist, and masterful writer of short fiction and essays, Paley is also an accomplished poet. Combining her two previous...


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Just As I Thought

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

This rich and multifaceted collection is Grace Paley's vivid record of her life. As close to an autobiography as anything we are likely to have from this...


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Enormous Changes at the Last Minute

Grace Paley
Farrar, Straus and Giroux Paperbacks

In this collection of short stories, originally published in 1974, Grace Paley "makes the novel as a form seem virtually redundant" (Angela Carter, London...


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