For more than eight decades, "Writer's Digest" magazine has chronicled the work, opinions, and personalities of the 20th century's greatest literary minds. At the same time, it has recorded the evolution of U.S. culture itself, through times of war, social upheaval, technological change and more, all through the lens of art."Legends of Literature" brings together the most fascinating of these essays, interviews, profiles, and articles, exposing contemporary readers to long lost reflections and opinions on writing, many belonging to some of the greatest creators of their generation.In addition to articles on the craft of writing, readers will find intriguing profiles of famous and infamous authors as well as historically fascinating essays on how censorship, women reporters, WWII, and the evolution of the film industry affected writers and writing.Most of these articles haven't seen the light of day in decades and will be of interest to writers, history buffs, pop culture addicts, and anyone who loves literature.
About the Author
Phillip Sexton is the author of A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words. He is also a founding editor of the literary journal Fresh Boiled Peanuts, and co-author of The Writer's Book of Matches.