JOSEPHINE HUMPHREYS and RUTHIE BOLTON JOSEPHINE HUMPHREYS and RUTHIE BOLTON. HUMPHREYS is a fiction writer, who won the Pen/Hemingway award in 1985 for "Dreams of Sleep." She recently transcribed and edited the life story of RUTHIE BOLTON, who grew up in the same area of Charleston, South Carolina, as HUMPHREYS did. The novel is called "Gal" (Harcourt, Brace amd Co.) and details the the stories of BOLTON's life growing up with an abusive grandfather in 1960's South Carolina. The interview will include both BOLTON and HUMPHREYS.
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JOSEPHINE HUMPHREYS and RUTHIE BOLTON

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JOSEPHINE HUMPHREYS and RUTHIE BOLTON. HUMPHREYS is a fiction writer, who won the Pen/Hemingway award in 1985 for "Dreams of Sleep." She recently transcribed and edited the life story of RUTHIE BOLTON, who grew up in the same area of Charleston, South Carolina, as HUMPHREYS did. The novel is called "Gal" (Harcourt, Brace amd Co.) and details the the stories of BOLTON's life growing up with an abusive grandfather in 1960's South Carolina. The interview will include both BOLTON and HUMPHREYS.