Journalist and true crime author Caitlin Rother joins Marrie Stone for the entire hour to give a mini-course on writing true crime and narrative nonfiction. She talks about the necessary elements she looks for when choosing a subject, interview techniques, research and investigation tools, organizing her materials, creating a compelling narrative, and more.
Caitlin is the author of a dozen books, a writing coach, teacher and investigative journalist. She can be found both on FaceBook and her website: http://caitlinrother.com/.
(Broadcast date: November 29, 2017)
Beverly Gray, author of Seduced by Mrs. Robinson, and Carmen Maria Machado, author of Her Body and Other Parties, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on the show.
(Broadcast date: November 22, 2017)
Jeffrey Eugenides joins Marrie Stone for the entire hour to discuss his short story collection, Fresh Complaint. The stories were written over several decades. Jeffrey talks about revisiting old work, a story’s inspiration, how the story form is more difficult from the novel, how writing helped him deal with his mother’s dementia, one mistake new writers are making that’s got him worried, and much more.
(Broadcast date: October 25, 2017)
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Tom Perrotta, author of Mrs. Fletcher, joins Marrie for the entire hour to talk about sex in the new millennium, whether technology can affect desire, how male writers can effectively access the female point of view, writing through the various stages of life, humor, and much more.
(Broadcast date: October 11, 2017)
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reflect those of KUCI, its management, or the UC Board of Regents. For
more information on this talk show, or other talk shows, visit our
website at www.kuci.org.
Thank you, Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution, for your wonderful book and inspiration. If you saw the documentary, California Typewriter, you’ve seen Richard and were introduced to the Typewriter Manifesto. The following was written using a Hermes 3000 typewriter and it was inspired by my Literary Posse students.
Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach, A Visit from the Goon Squad, and Look at Me, joins Barbara DeMarco-Barrett for the entire hour. Jennifer is a writer’s writer, so generous in sharing her writing process.
(Broadcast date: Oct. 18, 2017)