That Willingness to Play Along: Ryan Call sits down with Matt Bell

Call, Ryan
June 2011
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature & Fine Arts;Summer/Fall2011, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p74
Academic Journal
Presents an interview with author Matt Bell. He states that the believability issue he had with "A Long Walk, With Only Chalk to Mark the Way" has to do with the story's ending of not cheating the reader. He notes that every unique use of language creates its own kind of world that can hold certain kind of stories. He mentions that the way of telling stories which are available are an excellent way to look at personal limitations.


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