Larry Woiwode’s characters tend to have a strong connection to place. How would you describe their relationship to the land?
The search for meaning, for a spiritual life, is a motif in many of Woiwode’s novels and stories. Where does Woiwode suggest this spiritual life be found?
Intragenerational relationships play a role in Beyond the Bedroom Wall and The Neumiller Stories. What do younger family members learn from their elders (and vice versa) that stresses the importance of maintaining communication between the generations?
Woiwode has said that he incorporated his mother’s death into a number of his works as an exercise in coming to terms with his early loss. What do these scenes reveal about the grieving process?
Woiwode’s fiction and nonfiction both seem dedicated to preserving or reviving a way of life. Based on the work or works that you have read, how would you characterize that way of life?