Education: Success Story

The course was paying off. To Pupils Penick and Goss came payments for short stories from Collier's and the Atlantic Monthly; to Pupils Morgan and Flynn came advances from Publishers Farrar & Rinehart. These were new testimonials to Teacher Hudson Strode of the University of Alabama and his course in creative writing, English 117-118-119.

Last week, having just finished revising his own eight-year-old South By, Thunderbird,* a journal of a South American plane trip, 51-year-old Professor Strode could take time out to puff away at his pipe and look at the record. Although he says of his course, "We do not write...

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