Write On Radio

We speak with with Dennis Carstens about his new mystery Political Justice. A native of Worthington, MN, he has published six previous Marc Kadella mysteries, including The Key to JusticeDesperate Justice and Personal Justice

We also talk with Marcie Rendon about her debut novel Murder on the Red River. Marcie Rendon is an enrolled member of the White Earth Nation and the author of two nonfiction children’s books – Pow Wow Summer and Farmer’s Market: Families Working Together. She is also a poet and playwright and the creative mind behind Raving Native Theater

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2018-02-27.mp3
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we speak with with Chloe Benjamin about her new novel The Immortalists, which has been receiving high praise. She is also the author of The Anatomy of Dreams, which received the Edna Ferber Fiction Book Award and was longlisted for the 2014 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize. 

We also talk with Breezy, a young writer who lives in Minnesota and attends college, about what it's like starting out in the field – the challenges faced and the hopes for success.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2018-02-20.mp3
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We speak with Samira Ahmed about her debut novel Love, Hate and Other Filters, which follows an Indian-American Muslim teen who is coping with Islamophobia, cultural divides among peers and parents, and a reality she can neither explain nor escape. Samira has taught high school English, helped create dozens of small high schools, and fought to secure billions of additional dollars to fairly fund public schools

We then rebroadcast an interview we conducted with bestselling author Philip Kerr about his novel The Lady from Zagreb, book 10 in the Bernie Gunther series, which was a finalist for an Edgar Award.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2018-01-30.mp3
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We speak with Carmen Maria Machado about her story collection Her Body and Other Parties, which was a finalist for the National Book Award in Fiction. Her work has appeared in GrantaThe New YorkerNPRElectric Literature, and elsewhere

We also talk with Tyrell Johnson about his debut novel The Wolves of Winter, a post-apocalyptic tale of humanity pushed beyond its breaking point and a young woman who crosses a frozen landscape to find her destiny.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2018-01-16.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:36pm CDT

We speak with Kathleen Sharp about her new book Mr. & Mrs. Hollywood: Edie and Lew Wasserman and Their Entertainment Empire. She is an investigative journalist who also penned In Good Faith and Blood Medicine: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever. She has written for a variety of magazines and has also worked in radio and film

We also rebroadcast an interview we conducted with Kent Nerburn about his book The Girl Who Sang to the Buffalo: A Child, an Elder, and the Light from an Ancient Sky. He has won two Minnesota Book Awards, for Neither Dog Nor Wolf and The Wolf at Twilight, and has published many books focusing on Native American and American culture.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2018-01-02_1.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:16pm CDT

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