Caribbean Writers and Their Art: Patricia Fagan and Max Gordon interviewed by Michael Anthony (1992)
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Michael Anthony interviews 22-year-old African-American aspiring writer Max Gordon of Michigan and Arizona resident Patricia Fagan, originally of St. Thomas, Virgin Islands. Gordon and Fagan praise the CWSI program, and Gordon cites Caribbean literature as an influence on his ambitions. Fagan describes literary production in the Virgin Islands, which she describes as wealthy compared to other Caribbean lands. They discuss anger as a significant motivation for expressing oneself. Anthony asks whether it matters where a great writer comes from, mentioning Tolstoy, Dickens and Hemingway as examples who have written for a universal audience.