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A Literary League of his Own

A visit with Speer Morgan, Professor of English

By Noelle Buhidar
Published: - Topics: writing editing interns The Missouri Review English

From Descartes to Belle Star

Topics: English The Missouri Review

As with many writers, Morgan’s love for literature dates back to his childhood and an early fascination with books, even some that were too advanced for him to fully understand. The protagonist of his first book, Belle Star, is his favorite character and is based on stories he heard as a child.