The next literary stars
St. Paul, Minn. — In an industry that is focused more than ever on the bottom line, it's hard for young writers to get published. But some say there are more great writers working now than ever before.
Midmorning takes a look at some of the writers starting to make a name for themselves.
- Julie Schumacher: Author and director of the creative writing program at the University of Minnesota. Her latest novel is "Black Box."
- Alan Cheuse: Author and book reviewer for National Public Radio. He also teaches writing at George Mason University. His latest novel is "To Catch the Lightning."