Peter Marchant and Mary Elsie Robertson
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In an interview recorded February 18, 1982, Grace Paley reads her short story "Wants" and discusses her beginnings as a writer, her switch from poetry to the short story, writing while raising children, her political activism, and her "strong streak of indolence."
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Paley, Grace; Marchant, Peter L.; and Robertson, Mary Elsie, "Grace Paley: 02-18-1982" (1982). Writers Forum Videos. Video 42.