Additional Resources for Operating Instructions by Anne Lamott

Anne Lamott
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Feinsilver, Pamela, "Anne Lamott: The California Writer Talks about the Birth of Her Son and the Rebirth of Her Career," in Publishers Weekly, Vol. 240, No. 22, May 31, 1993, p. 30.

This article presents a good overview of Lamott's life, work, and her inspirations.

Fisk, Molly, "Anne Lamott: One Bird at a Time," in Poets & Writers Magazine, Vol. 24, No. 5, September-October 1996, p. 52.

This interview with Lamott focuses on the success of Operating Instructions and Bird by Bird, as well as on ideas to help new writers.

Lachnit, Caroll, "Anne Lamott: Taking It Bird by Bird," in Writer's Digest, Vol. 7, No. 6, June 1996, p. 30.

In this interview, Lamott discusses how and why she writes.

Lamott, Anne, Traveling Mercies: Some Thoughts on Faith,Pantheon Books, 1999.

This nonfiction work presents Lamott's religious ideals and beliefs in greater depth.

Montgomery-Fate, Tom, "Vulnerability Is Not Weakness," in The Other Side, Vol. 36, No. 2, March 2000, p. 28.

Montgomery-Fate discusses how Lamott's three...

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