Listen to Faulkner Read


William Faulkner secured the first Writers-in-Residence position at UVA and held the position for two terms. This site has sonically preserved Faulkner’s residency in the form of these recordings.

He held readings, gave a couple addresses and answered questions from UVA audiences, of which this site preserved 1690 minutes. This site also has links to essays and articles that Faulkner produced during his residency that give the recordings context. This is an awesome way to experience Faulker first-hand during a prolific time in his writerly life and it’s amazing to hear his voice and the dated 50’s language. Check it out.

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