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We speak with award-winning author Lesley Nneka Arimah about her story collection, What It Means When a Man Falls From the Sky. She is also the author of the upcoming The Children of Bones

We also talk with Phaedra Patrick about her new novel Rise & Shine, Benedict Stone. She is the author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper, which has been published in 20 languages.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-05-30_S.mp3
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We speak with Arlo Hennings about his new memoir Guitarlo, which details a decades-long journey with connections to people like Alan Ginsburg and Hunter S. Thompson. His teenage years were spent in Minnesota and he now resides in Indonesia

We also talk with Greg Hewitt about his new poetry collection Blindsight. He is also the author of the acclaimed collections darkacreThe Eros ConspiracyRed Suburb, and To Collect the Flesh. In addition to being a poet, he is a professor of English at Carleton College.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-05-23_S.mp3
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We speak with Andrew DeYoung about his debut novel The Exo Project, in which 17-year-old Matthew has a choice to live out his days on a doomed Earth or leave his family forever to seek out a new home for humankind. 

We also talk with Jane Hamilton about her new novel The Excellent Lombards. Her novels have won numerous awards, including the PEN Faulkner Award for Fiction, and The Book of Ruth and A Map of the World were both chosen as Oprah book club picks and were made into movies

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-04-04_S.mp3
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We speak with artist and author Brandon Graham about his novels Good for Nothing and Missing People. His first short story was published in Pleiades in 1990, and he has published poems and prose in literary journal. 

We also talk with Alex George about his new novel Setting Free the Kites, a story of the complexities of adolescence. He is also the author of the bestselling novel A Good American. 

 
Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-03-28_S.mp3
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We speak with Patrick R. O’Leary about his new book from Freeborn to Freetown & Back, which details his experiences in Sierra Leone as a volunteer with the Peace Corps.

We also speak with Hans Weyandt and Celia Mattison from Milkweed Editions. Hans Weyandt has been a bookseller in the Twin Cities since 1999. He currently manages Milkweed Books in the Open Book Building and is the editor of "Read This! Handpicked Favorites from America's Indie Bookstores" which was published by Coffee House Press. Celia Mattison started at Milkweed Editions after graduating from college last year and is now a bookseller at Milkweed Books.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-01-24_S.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:48am CDT

We speak with director, screenwriter and novelist Martyn Burke about his new novel Music for Love or War. In 2012, his feature documentary Under Fire: Journalists in Combat won a Peabody and he was short-listed for an Academy Award. His many novels include The Truth About the NightIvory JoeLaughing War and Tiara.

We then speak with Sun Yung Shin about her new poetry collection Unbearable Splendor. She is also the author of the poetry collections Rough, and Savage; and Skirt Full of Black – and the children’s book Cooper’s Lesson. She edited A Good Time for the Truth.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2017-01-17_S.mp3
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We also talk with Zeke Caligiuri about This Is Where I Am: A Memoir. He is currently incarcerated at the Faribault Correctional Facility and he has won multiple awards from the PEN Prison Writing Contest in fiction, poetry. His work has appeared in the collection Prison Noir, edited by Joyce Carol Oates, and other publications.

We speak with Craig Johnson about his new novel An Obvious Fact. He is the New York Times Bestselling author of the Longmire mysteries, which are the basis for the television series Longmire – and he has received many awards, including the Western Writers of America Spur Award and the Mountains and Plains Booksellers Award.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2016-12-27_S.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 9:40am CDT

We speak with Senator Amy Klobuchar about her new memoir The Senator Next Door: A Memoir from the Heartland. She is Minnesota’s senior senator and the daughter of a newspaperman and a schoolteacher.

We also talk with Nancy Shih-Knodel about her forthcoming poetry collection The Landscape of the Body. She is a professor of English at North Hennepin Community College right here in Minneapolis.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2016-12-20_S.mp3
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We speak with Benjamin Percy about his new book Thrill Me – a collection of essays on how to craft a thrilling read in any genre. He is the bestselling author of the novels The WildingRed Moon and The Dead Lands, as well as two books of stories – Refresh, Refresh and The Language of Elk.

We also talk with Reed Farrel Coleman about his new novel, Robert B. Parker’s Debt to Pay: A Jesse Stone Novel. He took over writing the Jesse Stone series after Robert Parker’s death in 2010. Reed Farrel Coleman has been called a “hard boiled poet” and the “noir poet laureate.” He is the author of 24 previous novels and has won many awards.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2016-12-13_S.mp3
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We speak with Philip Beard about his new novel Swing, which became the first self-published novel ever to win the Independent Publishers National Gold Medal for Best Contemporary Fiction Award. He is also the author of Dear Zoe, which was named one of the Ten Best First Novels of the Year by the American Library Ass’n, and Lost in the Garden.

We also talk with Chris Santiago about his poetry collection Tula, winner of the 2016 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry. His poems, fiction, and criticism have appeared in FIELDCopper NickelPleiades, and the Asian American Literary Review – and he teaches at the University of St. Thomas.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2016-12-06_S.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:05pm CDT