First Person: Vermont, 1940

First Person: Vermont, 1940 Human Voices Wake Us

An episode from 9/7/21: Tonight, I read from an interview conducted by the Federal Writer’s Project, with a man working the late shift at an all-night diner in Vermont. The excerpt comes from the Winter 2019 issue of Lapham’s Quarterly, but a larger collection of WPA interviews can be found in the 2004 book, Men Against Granite.

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