Poet Grant Hier, professor at Laguna College of Art and Design, and author of Similitude, The Difference Between, and co-author with John Brantingham of California Continuum, joins me for what turned out to be a masters’ class in writing poetry. You don’t have to be a poet or have any interest in writing poetry, to get something out of this show. And no matter what you write, reading poetry will only make you a better writer.
(Broadcast date: Oct. 9, 2019)
Novelists Sarah Rose Etter, author of The Book of X, and R.O. Kwon, author of The Incendiaries, talk with me about the art, craft, and business of writing their books.
(Broadcast date: Sept. 25, 2019)
Actor, audiobook narrator, and writer Jorjeana Marie joins me to talk about Improv for Writers. In the second half, novelist Helen Phillips comes on to talk about The Need, published by Simon and Schuster. Phillips discusses “emotional” revision while Marie talks about how improv is a tool writers can employ for everything from getting past the blank page to figuring out plot and structure.
(Broadcast date: Sept. 11, 2019)
T. Jefferson Parker, author of The Last Good Guy, and Sigrid Nunez, author of Mitz: The Marmoset of Bloomsbury, join me to discuss the art, craft, and business of writing on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM, 88.9 fm.
(Broadcast date: August 28, 2019)
Memoirists Liz Scott, author of This Never Happened, and Sands Hall, author of Flunk. Start.: Reclaiming My Decade Lost in Scientology, talk with me about their memoirs.
(Broadcast date: August 7, 2019)
Novelist Janet Fitch, author of Chimes of a Lost Cathedral, joins me to talk about her new novel published by Little Brown.
(Broadcast date: July 31, 2019)