Chris Crutcher: It’s an Honor to Be Banned

Author Chris Crutcher explains why he considered it an honor to be banned during Banned Books Week.

He writes, “Earlier this week, I got a letter from Mark Rogers, geographic location undisclosed. In honor of BANNED BOOKS WEEK, I thought I’d post my response here. ”

Crutcher is the author of many realistic novels including The Deep End, 1991; Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes, 1993; Ironman, 1995; Whale Talk, 2001; King of the Mild Frontier, 2003; The Sledding Hill, 2005.