All posts tagged Richard Critchfield

A Thing for Nostalgia

Why did you call your book “Those Days,” I once asked writer Richard Critchfield, known for his narrative description of village life and disappearing times. He shrugged and said that “in those days” was the phrase he heard most in his interviews. It was what people wanted to talk about—the past, who they were, where […]

A Writer’s Influences

This blog took some months to conceptualize. These were some of the writers whose works I admired and from whom I took inspiration: Seymour Britchky, for his tart, bright, and straight voice showcased in his restaurant reviews from the 1980s. Richard Critchfield, for his nonfiction narratives, his roving, vagabond soul and his respect for humanity. […]

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