Typed letter, signed “Carleton Beals”.

Deep River, Connecticut: 3 October 1958.

Price: $75.00

About the item

6 pages. 1 vols. 4to. To Wesley Hartley, an educator and teacher of creative writing. Fine.

Item #24654

An excellent letter containing a detailed explanation of what Beals felt was necessary for the education of a creative writer. He describes “the life of a writer is one long wrestling-match with his past experience and present experience, a constant struggle to renew his purpose and his dedication, and find the courage to keep on in the face of obstacles.” Beals includes alot of biographical information in citing his views.