Write On Radio (podcast)
5/20/2014 Charlie Quimby & Phyllis Root

We speak with Charlie Quimby about his debut novel Monument Road. He is a songwriter, playwright and blogger, and has written for Harvard Business Review, Financial World Magazine and the NFL Hall of Fame.

We also talk with Phyllis Root about her new picture book Plant a Pocket of Prairie. She is the author of many award-winning children's books, including Big Belching Bog and Big Momma Makes the World, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-20.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:42am CST

5/13/2014 Lori Degman & Steve McEllistrem

We speak with Lori Degman about her new children's book Cock-A-Doodle Oops. She is also the author of 1 Zany Zoo and she works as a teacher for the hearing impaired.

We also talk with our own Steve McEllistrem about his new science fiction novel The Devereaux Disaster. He is also the author of The Devereaux Dilemma and dozens of books on education law, employment law and insurance law.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-13.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:15am CST

4/29/2014 Carl Hoffman & Matthew Algeo

We speak with Carl Hoffman about his new book Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art. He is a contributing editor at National Geographic Travel and has won numerous awards for his travel writing.

We also talk with Matthew Algeo about his new book Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America's Favorite Spectator Sport. He is also the author of Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure, The President is a Sick Man and Last Team Standing.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-29.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:09am CST

5/6/2014 Nicole Kelby & Norah Labiner

We speak with Nicole Kelby about her new book The Pink Suit. She is also the author of White Truffles in Winter, Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill, Whale Season, In the Company of Angels and Theater of the Stars.

We also talk with Norah Labiner about her new book Let the Dark Flower Blossom. She is also the author of Our Sometime Sister, Miniatures, which won a Minnesota Book Award, and German for Travelers.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-06.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 10:04am CST

4/22/2014  Kenneth C. Davis & Rene Denfeld

We speak with Kenneth C. Davis about his new book Don't Know Much About the American Presidents. He is the author of the phenomenal bestseller Don't Know Much About History, as well as A Nation Rising and America's Hidden History.

We also talk with Rene Denfeld about her amazing debut novel The Enchanted. She is an author, journalist and death penalty investigator who has written All God's Children, Kill the Body, the Head Will Fall, and The New Victorians, which was an international bestseller.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-22.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 12:53pm CST

4/15/2014 Mary Casanova & Joe Pickett

We speak with Minnesota author Mary Casanova about two new books, Riot and Curse of a Winter Moon. Riot examines the labor dispute in International Falls in 1989, while Curse of a Winter Moon is set in 16th-century France. Mary Casanova has won many awards for her children's books.

We also talk with New York Times bestselling author CJ Box about his newest Joe Pickett novel Stone Cold. CJ Box has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe and Barry Awards, among many others, and his books have been translated into 27 languages.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-15.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:27pm CST

4/8/2014 Josh Ostergaard & Pledge Drive

We speak with local author Josh Ostergaard about his new book The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes from Left Field, which uses baseball as a symbol of American Empire.

We also talk about how we got involved with Write On! Radio, what we're writing now and some of our favorite guests of the past year.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-08.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:16pm CST

4/1/2014 MN Prison Writing Workshop & Patrick Hicks

We speak with Jennifer Bowen Hicks and Scott Dominic Carpenter, author of Theory of Remainders, about the Minnesota Prison Writing Workshop, which was founded in 2011 by Jennifer Bowen Hicks.

We also talk with Patrick Hicks about his new novel The Commandant of Lubizec. He is a poet and author, who has four poetry collections, three chapbooks, a non-fiction work and the novel The Collector of Names.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-01.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 2:11pm CST

3/25/2014 Cullen Bailey-Burns & Nicole Helget

We speak with Minnesota author and teacher Cullen Bailey Burns about her new book Slip. She is also the author of Paper Boat, which was a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award in poetry.

We also talk with Nicole Helget, another Minnesota author, about her new novel Stillwater, which details the lives of abandoned twins in Stillwater's early years. She is also the author of The Turtle Catcher, about life in a rural Minnesota town before, during and after WWI.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-03-25.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:37am CST

3/18/2104 Robert Morgan & Brian Freeman

We speak with Robert Morgan about his new novel The Road from Gap Creek, the follow up to his bestseller Gap Creek. He is a poet and biographer as well as a novelist and is a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, fellowships from the Guggenheim and Rockefeller foundations and an American Academy of Arts and Letters award.

We also talk with Brian Freeman about his new novel The Cold Nowhere. Among his many novels are Immoral, which won the Macavity Award for Best First Novel and was nominated for the Anthony and Edgar Awards, Spilled Blood and The Bone House.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-03-18.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 4:56pm CST