Story: Sargeson, Frank

Frank Sargeson in 'On writing a novel', around 1950

Frank Sargeson compares creative writing to making mud pies in an extract from 'On writing a novel', a radio programme recorded about 1950. This was part of a series called 'The problems of the artist in New Zealand'. He discusses his early writing efforts, and the difficulties he had to overcome. (5 min 58 sec)

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Michael King. 'Sargeson, Frank', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4s5/sargeson-frank (accessed 20 September 2020)