More Questions for Antonya Nelson

Sara Slaughter (poetry ’11) recently interviewed Warren Wilson faculty member Antonya Nelson for Room 220, “a virtual clearing house for news about New Orleans books and literature.”

Antonya Nelson is always the first to admit that she’s not good with plot. Her latest novel, Bound, begins with a car crash, and centers around characters who live in the same time and place as the serial killer known as BTK (Bind, Torture, and Kill). The action slowly escalates, but never quite reaches a climax. The drama in Bound stems from Nelson’s subtle exploration of what we believe we know about our loved ones, our friends, ourselves, and the world around us. She asks readers to interrogate our notions of love, friendship, fidelity, and family as forces capable of creating bonds between individuals...[Keep Reading]…

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