Additional Resources for The Miss Firecracker Contest by Beth Henley

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Betsko, Kathleen, and Rachel Koenig, "Beth Henley," in Interviews with Contemporary Women Playwrights, William Morrow, 1987, pp. 211—22.

This interview covers Henley's creative process, her involvement in the production of her works, her family, themes, and literary goals.

Bryer, Jackson R., ed., "Beth Henley," in The Playwright's Art: Conversations with Contemporary American Dramatists, Rutgers University Press, 1995, pp. 102—22.

This interview was conducted in October of 1991 and examines Henley's techniques as a playwright, the influences on her work, her interaction with the theatre, and her challenges as a writer.

Evans, Everett, "Beth Henley's Play at Alley: Miss Firecracker Author Gets a Bang out of Being a Southern Writer," in Houston Chronicle, January 12, 1986, Zest, p. 8.

This article is a summary of Henley's career as well as an interview with her about the creation of The Miss Firecracker Contest.

Murphy, Brenda, ed., The Cambridge Companion to American Women Playwrights, Cambridge University...

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