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Narrative Magazine (Readings from Intercourse)
Sante Fe, NM
September 21, 2008

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High Five: Celebrating 10 Years of Five Points
August 6, 2007

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Charlie Rose
The Literature of Sex
(Erica Jong, Robert Olen Butler & Nicholson Baker; Gordon Parks; Leon Botstein & Marcus Roberts)
May 9, 1994

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Strategies for Living
September 11, 2008

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The Warehouse
September 2, 2008

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Strategies for Living
October 3, 2006

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Hurricane Katrina Benefit
September 20, 2005
James Kimbrell, Ken Foster, Elizabeth Dewberry, Virgil Suarez, Janet Burroway, David Kirby, and Robert Olen Butler

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January 17, 2005
Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Robert Olen Butler joins Host Larry Mantle to discuss his latest book, Had a Good Time: Stories From American Postcards (Grove Press). It is a collection of stories based on old postcards found by Mr. Butler. He spins a story off each postcard’s message and image, creating imaginative stories from a few lines written by a complete stranger.
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WNYC
August 16, 2004
Robert Olen Butler shares his latest book, Had a Good Time: Stories from American Postcards.
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Audio Interview with Robert Olen Butler
Robert Olen Butler talks with Don Swaim in this 1985 interview about the key to becoming a writer. Butler considers the most important thing for a writer to do is to find their voice. Once a writer has found their voice, the stories can begin.

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