Rawlings in the News

(585) Magazine in Rochester, New York, featured a story about Marjorie and Chuck Rawlings in their May/June issue. Read what residents of the "Flower City" had to say about Rawlings in "Finding Marjorie in the Flower City."

Listen to our own Sally Baskin Hooker recount her experiences as Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings's niece in Episode 474 of the Florida Frontiers Radio Program.

Ann McCutchan's new biography of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, The Life She Wished to Live is now available in paperback for the reduced price of $18.95. You may purchase the book through W. W. Norton or wherever books are sold.

Billy Collins, U.S. Poet Laureate, 2001-2003, was a recent guest on Alan Alda's podcast Clear + Vivid. Alda, of M*A*S*H* fame, asked Collins what book had changed his life. Without hesitation, Collins said, "it goes way back to The Yearling by Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings." He added, "It was the first time I had a more adult emotion than you'd get out of a children's book."

You can listen to Alda's full interview with Collins here. April 5, 2022, Season 16, Episode 6. The Rawlings tribute comes at the 35:00 minute mark.