Author Frank Conroy Dies Frank Conroy, the author of books including the 1967 memoir Stop-Time and a longtime director of the Iowa Writers' Workshop, has died of colon cancer at his home in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 69. Melissa Block talks with Chris Offut, a colleague and friend of Conroy.
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Frank Conroy, the author of books including the 1967 memoir Stop Time and a longtime director of the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, has died of colon cancer at his home in Iowa City, Iowa. He was 69. Melissa Block talks with Chris Offut, a colleague and friend of Conroy.