Interview with Lynn Stegner

The Vermont Viewpoint | WDEV Radio’s Public Affairs Program

Half-Life of Guilt, a novel by Lynn StegnerTune in to WDEV’s Public Affairs Program, Vermont Viewpoint, August 9th, when novelist Lynn Stegner will introduce her forthcoming novel, The Half-Life of Guilt, in an interview with Kevin Ellis.

Lynn Stegner’s acclaimed novels and story collections have drawn comparisons to the works of Margaret Atwood, Barbara Kingsolver, Alice Munro, and John Updike. Now in her new novel, The Half-Life of Guilt, Stegner tells the story of Clair Bugato and Mason Comstock. Together they journey to the world’s largest saltworks in Baja California, where a proposed expansion threatens the California gray whale population, recently come back from the brink of extinction.

Lynn Stegner’s books include the novels Undertow, Fata Morgana, and Because a Fire Was in My Head, which won the Faulkner Award for Best Novel and was a New York Times Editors’ Choice. Her novella triptych, Pipers at the Gates of Dawn, was awarded a Faulkner Society’s Gold Medal. She divides her time between San Francisco and northern Vermont.