Monthly Archives: February 2017

Novelist Jennifer Egan on Writers on Writing, 88.9 FM KUCI in Irvine, CA

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.

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(Broadcast date: Oct. 18, 2017)

Nathan Englander and Alisyn Camerota on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Novelist and short story writer Nathan Englander joins Marrie to talk about his latest “turducken” of a novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth. They chat about humor, how the personal becomes universal, the benefits of writing as an ex-pat, and how to write intentional chaos.

In the second half, CNN correspondent and novelist Alisyn Camerota joins to talk about her debut, Amanda Wakes Up. She talks about writing what you know, how she did (or did not) predict the 2016 election, her thoughts on how journalism has changed, and the magic of writing 5 minutes a day.

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(Broadcast date: September 20, 2017)

Nathan Hill, author of The Nix, on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine, Calif.

Novelist Nathan Hill, author of The Nix, joins Marrie Stone for the hour. They talk politics, betrayal, what we owe each other and what we don’t, how history repeats itself, writing over the course of a decade, weird Amazon reviews, and much, much more.

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(Broadcast date: September 6, 2017)

Wendy Corsi Staub on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine

Wendy Corsi Staub, mystery author with more than 75 books to her credit, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about writing mystery and suspense fiction, and her path to becoming a NYT bestselling author. Staub will be a keynote presenter at Ladies of Intrigue, sponsored by the Orange County chapter of Sisters in Crime, on Oct. 1, 2017. More info here.

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(Broadcast date: Sept. 13, 2017)