Inside the Handy Writers’ Colony

Inside the Handy Writers’ Colony tells the story of Lownie Handy and her writers’ colony set in rural Illinois in the 1950s and 60s and its most famous writer, the best-selling novelist James Jones. Featuring an interview with Norman Mailer and the voice of Jane Alexander as Lownie.

Producer and Director: Dawn Sinclair Shapiro

Broadcast: PBS, October 2008

Run Time: 56 min.

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