This is a show I recorded in 2001 with the late poet Diane DiPrima when her memoir, Recollections of My Life as a Woman, was published. City Lights just released Spring and Autumn Annals, which made me remember this interview with … Continue reading
Writers on Writing
Megan Abbott, author of the new novel, The Turnout, and I talk about plot, structure, and writing dark fiction. Download audio. (Broadcast date: Sept. 22, 2021) Musical intro/outro/interludes by Travis Barrett.
S.A. Cosby, author of Razorblade Tears and Blacktop Wasteland, and I talk about his new book, writing noir, and…spoilers, but they come 15 minutes before the end of the interview and are carefully announced. You’ll have time to get away if … Continue reading
Alex Espinoza, Rob Roberge, and I talk with literary maestro Corey Roskin about writing noir fiction and our stories in the new anthology, Palm Springs Noir (Akashic). Download audio. (Recorded via Zoom on August 5, 2021) Music by Travis Barrett.
Tod Goldberg, author of The Low Desert, a new collection of short fiction, and I talk about the art, craft, and business of writing short stories. Download audio. (Recorded in April, 2021. Broadcast on August 11, 2021) Music by Travis Barrett.
Dan Duling, scriptwriter for Pageant of the Masters (Laguna Beach, CA) and award-winning playwright, and I talk about the pageant and playwriting. Download audio. (Recorded on August 3, 2021) Music by Travis Barrett