How writer Richard Russo's blue collar roots inform his writing.
'Drive' Creator Still Teaches Novel Writing Class
Almost two years ago to the week, the movie “Drive” came to theatres. It starred Ryan Gosling and Albert Brooks among others, and it generated a lot of buzz. That its source material was a short novel by a Phoenix novelist who had not written it with a screenplay in mind was also a surprise.
That writer, James Sallis, had another book recently published. It is called "Others of My Kind: A Novel." He also still keeps very busy teaching novel writing at Phoenix College and with his band Three-Legged Dog. Sallis joined us in studio.