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We speak with David Downing about his new novel Jack of Spies. He is the author of six books in the John Russell espionage series, set in WWII-era Berlin, including Zoo Station, Potsdam Station and Masaryk Station.

We’ll also talk with Gabrielle Zevin about her new novel The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry. She is the author of 8 novels for adults and young adults, including an American Library Association Notable Book, Elsewhere, Margarettown, and The Hole We're In.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-06-10.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:41 PM

We speak with Jules Nyquist – a former Write on Radio co-host who now lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico where she leads creative writing classes and hosts visiting poets at the Poetry Playhouse. Her previous poetry collection, Appetites, was a finalist for the New Mexico/Arizona 2012 Book Awards. Her newest collection is called Behind the Volcanoes.

We’ll also talk with John Roche, who lives in the Genesee River/Western Finger Lakes Region of New York State and teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology. His previous books include On Conesus, Topicalities, and Road Ghosts. His newest book, Mo’ Joe: The Anthology will be released by Beatlick Press in this month. He and Jules Nyquist will be reading Thursday, June 12th, at 6 p.m. at the Hennepin County History Museum.

And we’ll chat with Kate Christensen about her new memoir Blue Plate Special. She is the author of the novels In the Drink, Jeremy Thrane, The Epicure’s Lament, Trouble, The Astral and the PEN/Faulkner award-winning The Great Man.

 
Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-06-03.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 11:29 PM

We speak with Ethan Rutherford about The Peripatetic Coffin and Other Stories, which won a Minnesota Book Award. He has received awards from the McKnight Foundation and the Minnesota State Arts Board.

We also talk with R. Michael Conley about his new novel Lethal Trajectories, which won a Midwest Book Award. The book is a geopolitical thriller that takes place in 2017. He also wrote the pamphlet Weathering the Storm.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-27.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:39 AM

We speak with Charlie Quimby about his debut novel Monument Road. He is a songwriter, playwright and blogger, and has written for Harvard Business Review, Financial World Magazine and the NFL Hall of Fame.

We also talk with Phyllis Root about her new picture book Plant a Pocket of Prairie. She is the author of many award-winning children's books, including Big Belching Bog and Big Momma Makes the World, which won the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-20.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:42 PM

We speak with Lori Degman about her new children's book Cock-A-Doodle Oops. She is also the author of 1 Zany Zoo and she works as a teacher for the hearing impaired.

We also talk with our own Steve McEllistrem about his new science fiction novel The Devereaux Disaster. He is also the author of The Devereaux Dilemma and dozens of books on education law, employment law and insurance law.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-13.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:15 PM

We speak with Carl Hoffman about his new book Savage Harvest: A Tale of Cannibals, Colonialism and Michael Rockefeller's Tragic Quest for Primitive Art. He is a contributing editor at National Geographic Travel and has won numerous awards for his travel writing.

We also talk with Matthew Algeo about his new book Pedestrianism: When Watching People Walk Was America's Favorite Spectator Sport. He is also the author of Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure, The President is a Sick Man and Last Team Standing.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-29.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:09 PM

We speak with Nicole Kelby about her new book The Pink Suit. She is also the author of White Truffles in Winter, Murder at the Bad Girl's Bar and Grill, Whale Season, In the Company of Angels and Theater of the Stars.

We also talk with Norah Labiner about her new book Let the Dark Flower Blossom. She is also the author of Our Sometime Sister, Miniatures, which won a Minnesota Book Award, and German for Travelers.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-05-06.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 3:04 PM

We speak with Kenneth C. Davis about his new book Don't Know Much About the American Presidents. He is the author of the phenomenal bestseller Don't Know Much About History, as well as A Nation Rising and America's Hidden History.

We also talk with Rene Denfeld about her amazing debut novel The Enchanted. She is an author, journalist and death penalty investigator who has written All God's Children, Kill the Body, the Head Will Fall, and The New Victorians, which was an international bestseller.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-22.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 5:53 PM

We speak with Minnesota author Mary Casanova about two new books, Riot and Curse of a Winter Moon. Riot examines the labor dispute in International Falls in 1989, while Curse of a Winter Moon is set in 16th-century France. Mary Casanova has won many awards for her children's books.

We also talk with New York Times bestselling author CJ Box about his newest Joe Pickett novel Stone Cold. CJ Box has won the Edgar, Anthony, Macavity, Gumshoe and Barry Awards, among many others, and his books have been translated into 27 languages.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-15.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:27 PM

We speak with local author Josh Ostergaard about his new book The Devil's Snake Curve: A Fan's Notes from Left Field, which uses baseball as a symbol of American Empire.

We also talk about how we got involved with Write On! Radio, what we're writing now and some of our favorite guests of the past year.

Direct download: WriteOnRadio_2014-04-08.mp3
Category:Podcast -- posted at: 7:16 PM