Special Guest: Cathy Day

Interview

Saturday, August 27, 2005

Kurt Andersen talks with Cathy Day, author of The Circus in Winter. Her stories are based on the Indiana town she comes from, where a circus wintered until recent years. Cathy explains how an elephant’s rampage killed her own great-uncle.

Cathy Day is the author of The Circus in Winter, a collection of stories about the performers in a turn-of-the-century circus and their descendants. She is a native of Peru, Indiana, a wintering town for a circus, where her great-uncle was killed by one of the elephants. She teaches writing at the University of Pittsburgh.

Guests:

Cathy Day

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