In The Margins E4: The Great Zelda: An Interview with Therese Anne Fowler

Episode 4 Guest: Author Therese Anne Fowler

Author Therese Anne Fowler shares exciting news about her latest book, Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald, which follows the wild lives of roaring twenties literary icons Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald. We learn what it takes to go from aspiring to professional writer; along with the excitement and setbacks that lead to seeing a novel produced into an original TV series.

Podcast Notes

Therese Anne Fowler is the author of the New York Times best seller Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and three prior novels. Her essays have been published internationally in newspapers and magazines such as The Week, the London Telegraph and Harper’s Bazaar, and her novels are published in seventeen languages worldwide. She now writes fiction full-time, occasionally teaching creative writing workshops, as well as classes at North Carolina State University.

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald:

St. Martin’s Press:

Learning Writing

John Kessel:
Listen to Episode 3 of our podcast to hear more about the NCSU MFA. Find it in iTunes here:

Formative Writers
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Short Stories by Herman Melville
The Time Traverler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Bel Canto by Anne Patchett

Z: Research
Zelda Fitzgerald
F. Scott Fitzgerald
Frances “Scottie” Fitzgerald
Sara and Gerald Murphy
Ernest Hemingway
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Z: Audiobook
Jenna Lamia, Performer
Other books: The Help, Secret Life of Bees

Z: Press
“Pick of the Week” People Magazine:,,20708746,00.html
NPR Interview:

 Z: An Original Series for Amazon Studios

Produced by Christina Ricci and Killer Films
Writing Team: Dawn Prestwich and Nicole Yorkin


Z Tattoo


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