Additional Resources for The Pigman by Paul Zindel

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National Council of Teachers of English, Speaking for Ourselves: Autobiographical Sketches by Notable Authors of Books for Young Adults, National Council of Teachers of English, 1990.

This compendium of autobiographies features Zindel
and many other writers for young adults, who discuss
their lives and works.

Raymond, Gerard, "The Effects of Staten Island on a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright," in Theater Week, Vol. 2, No. 37, April 24, 1989, p. 16-21.

The article discusses Zindel's difficult upbringing
and its ramifications for his writing.

Rees, David, The Marble in the Water: Essays on Contemporary Writers of Fiction for Children and Young Adults, Horn Book, Inc., 1980.

This collection of essays provides critical insight on
the works of contemporary novelists who write for
children and young adults.

Zindel, Paul, The Pigman and Me, HarperCollins, 1992.

Zindel's autobiography discusses his painful childhood,
his career as a writer, and the inspiration for
his work.

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