|6080||FEATURE WRITER, THE (CALVIN TRILLIN)||FEATURE WRITER, THE (CALVIN TRILLIN)||1991||color||28 min||vhs|| (Upon Reflection series)
Host Marcia Alvar talks with Calvin Trillin, writer and humorist for The New Yorker Magazine. Mr. Trillin discusses his latest collection, American Stories. In the book, his efforts show his love of food, dread of mimes, fascination with conflict, with eccentricity and with murder. They talk about his work and he reads a selection from the book. He explains the differences a writer faces when writing for a newspaper and writing for a magazine.