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Josh talks with Kate Pickett and Richard G. Wilkinson about their most recent work The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone's Well-Being. The Inner Level explains how inequality affects us ind
On Tuesday January 29th, Josh will be talking with Norman Mitchell about the release of his first novel The Hidden One, a political thriller surrounding The fate of those caught up in the “Iron Cage” after World War II. In addition to writing a
On Tuesday, January 22nd, Josh will be talking with Andrew S. Curran about his latest book Diderot And The Art Of Thinking Freely. A spirited biography of the prophetic and sympathetic philosopher, Denis Diderot, who helped build the foundation
On Tuesday, January 15th, Anna will be talking with Michael Bazzett about his translation of The Popul Vuh. the first English verse translation of the Mayan creation epic, this is a story of the generative power of language. A story that asks n
On Tuesday, January 8th, Write On! Radio talks with local poets Adrienne Novy, Miss K, & Chavonn Williams Shen about their recent work and publications. Novy recently published her coming of age journey through poems in Crowd Surfing with God:
We speak with Meg Matich about Cold Moons, a poetry collection by Magnus Sigurdsson, which she translated. She is a poet and translator, and a recent recipient of the PEN/Heim Translation grant. Magnus Sigurdsson is an Icelandic poet who, in th
Our Christmas episode features two local writers.  Steve talks to Kate DiCamillo about her recent children's novel Louisiana's Way Home. Katrina Elizabeth "Kate" DiCamillo is an American writer of children's fiction for all reading levels, usua
On Tuesday December 18th, Josh talks with Mary Desjarlais about her new novel The Cutter's Widow. Set against the backdrop of 1915 urban poverty in St. Paul, it focuses on a young widow who becomes a baby broker and partners with a local pickpo
On Tuesday December 11th, Amy talks with David Mura about his latest work A Stranger’s Journey: Race, Identity & Narrative Craft in Writing, a book on creative writing that addresses our increasingly diverse American Literature. Mura is a write
  Ian talks with the one and only Dessa about her latest work, My Own Devices: True Stories from the Road on Music, Science, and Senseless Love. Rapper and singer Dessa gives a candid account of her life in the van as a hard-touring musician,
Paul talks with Joseph DiPrisco about his memoirs The Pope of Brooklyn and Subway to California. By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Subway to California recounts Joe’s battles with his personal demons, bargains struck with angels, and truces
Steve talks with Minnesota's own Leif Enger about his new novel Virgil Wander. Leif Enger worked as a reporter and producer for Minnesota Public Radio before writing his bestselling and award-winning debut novel Peace Like a River. His second n
Conor talks with Gary Lindberg about his new biography on Elvis Presley titled Letters from Elvis: Shocking Revelations to His Secret Confidante. Letters from Elvis is an explosive revelation of Elvis’s inner life, an exposé of heinous Hollywoo
We speak with Mira Bartok about her new children’s novel The Wonderling. She is the author of numerous books, including The Memory Palace: A Memoir, which won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography. We also talk with Doug
Liz talks with Dianna Hunter about her memoir Wild Mares: My Lesbian Back-to-the-Land Life. A firsthand account of the lesbian feminist movement at its inception, Wild Mares is a deeply personal, wryly wise, and always engaging view of identity
Liz talks with Suzanne Schiffman about her new murder mystery Between a Rock and a Dark Place, surrounding the death of a French entrepreneur in a rural American backwater. She has degrees in journalism and French and has been writing most of m
Liz talks with Gary Morganstein about his new novel A Mound Over Hell, a post-apocalyptic book about baseball, in which America has nearly been wiped out by radical Islam, and where holograms run the bases for out-of-shape players. Gary Morgans
We are having another Pledge Drive Episode. We will be asking for your support in keeping community radio alive while we share our personal experiences being involved with KFAI, Write On! Radio!, and maybe even hear us share our own writing on
Anne talks with Emily France about her Young Adult novel Zen and Gone. Emily France is the critically acclaimed young adult author of Signs of You. She graduated from Brown University and also holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a JD. She live
We speak with Keziah Frost about her debut novel The Reluctant Fortune Teller, which is about friendship, small acts of kindness and recognizing one’s talents. She holds a master’s degree in English and counseling, and works as a psychotherapis
On September 11th, Lynette Reini-Grandell talks with former long-time "Write On! Radio" host Jules Nyquist about her newest collection of poetry Homesick, Then. Jules Nyquist has an MFA from Bennington College in Vermont and formerly was a prog
Write On Radio   September 3 at 8:32 AM ·  On September 4th, Ian talks with Roma Calatayud-Stocks about her recent work A Symphony of Rivals. A Symphony of Rivals, the second book in a trilogy, is a compelling historical novel set in
Steve speaks with Jill Santopolo about her debut adult novel The Light We Lost. She is also the author of three successful children’s and young adult series, including The Nina, The Pinta, and the Vanishing Treasure, and the Sparkle Spa Shimmer
Josh talks with Christopher Bolton about his recently published Interpreting Anime.  Interpreting Anime is a thoughtful, carefully organized introduction to Japanese animation for anyone eager to see why this genre has remained a vital, adaptab
Liz talks with Brantley Hargrove about his first book The Man Who Caught the Storm: The Life of Legendary Tornado Chaser Tim Samaras. Brantley Hargrove is a journalist who has written for Wired, Popular Mechanics, and Texas Monthly. He’s gone i
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