David R. Gillham, author of Annelies, a novel based on Anne Frank and who she might have been had she lived, and Janet Clare, author of the novel, Time is the Longest Distance, about a woman who learns her father is an Aussie, and goes to find him, are my guests on this latest episode of Writers on Writing.
(Broadcast date: January 16, 2019)
Actor Omid Abtahi, featured in American Gods, Boys of Abu Ghraib, Homeland, Argo, etcetera etcetera, spends the hour with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett. They talk about the creative process, his roles, and how it all begins with the word.
(Broadcast date: Jan. 2, 2019)
Memoirist Beth M. Howard, author of Hausfrau Honeymoon, and I talk about her new memoir, a prequel to Making Piece, on KUCI-FM 88.9. The show is first broadcast from UC-Irvine Campus and later podcast on iTunes. Subscribe to the show on iTunes and when a new show is uploaded, you’ll receive it in your podcast file.
(Broadcast date: January 2, 2019)
Happy New Year!
Janet Fitch, author of The Revolution of Marina M, talks with Barbara about her newest novel, why she’s a novelist and not a memoirist, composite characters, her undergraduate focus on Russia and her stay in Russia as a student, and so much more.
(Broadcast date: Dec. 19, 2018)
Los Angeles-based literary agent Betsy Amster talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the state of publishing, self-publishing, query letters, what she’s looking for, and more.
(Broadcast date: Dec. 5, 2018)
Jonathan Lethem, author of The Feral Detective, and Deborah Gaal, author of The Dream Stitcher, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing.
(Broadcast date: Nov. 21, 2018)