Posted on May 04 2008
If you hadn’t heard yet, John Gierach’s first book in three years — Fool’s Paradise — is being published this month. Jeffrey Mayor recently landed an interview with him and got Gierach to talk about how his style has changed in the 20 years he’s been writing best-sellers. “‘The first couple of books were written by a kid. I’m in my 60s now, I hope I’ve learned something. Hopefully the style has matured. I have people still come up to me and tell me their favorite is “Trout Bum” (published in 1988). That was written more than 20 years ago by a kid I hardly remember. As I get older I take a longer view.'” In the Tacoma, Washington News Tribune.
By the way, this coming Wednesday MidCurrent will be publishing a video interview with Gierach that is part of the new DVD “Why Fly Fishing.” To be among the first to see it, subscribe to the MidCurrent fly fishing newsletter.