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Bill Kenower, Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, talks to writers of all genres about the books we write and the lives we lead, and how these two are one in the same.

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Author2Author with Debra Spark

June 13, 2024 21:00 - 38 minutes - 34.4 MB

Bill welcomes novelist, short story writer, and essayist Debra Spark to the show. Debra is the author of five novels, two collections of short stories, and two books of essays on fiction writing. Her most recent books are the novel Discipline and the essay collection And Then Something Happened. With Deborah Joy Corey, she co-edited Breaking Bread, a book of food essays by Maine writers to raise funds for a hunger nonprofit. Her short work has appeared in Agni, AWP Writers’ Chronicle, the Bos...

Author2Author with Ellen Birkett Morris

June 11, 2024 21:00 - 33 minutes - 29.7 MB

Bill welcomed award-winning novelist and short story writer Ellen Birkett Morris back to the show. Ellen’s novel Beware the Tall Grass is the winner of the Donald L. Jordan Award for Literary Excellence, judged by Lan Samantha Chang. She is the author of Lost Girls: Short Stories, winner of the Pencraft Award. Her fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, Antioch Review, Notre Dame Review, and South Carolina Review, among other journals. She is a winner of the Bevel Summers Prize for short fiction....

Author2Author with Meredith Heller

June 04, 2024 21:00 - 45 minutes - 40.6 MB

Bill welcomes poet and writing instructor Meredith Heller to the show. Meredith is the author of Writing by Heart, Write a Poem, Save Your Life, and several poetry collections. A poet, singer-songwriter, avid nature lover, and educator with degrees in writing and education, she leads writing workshops online and in-person at schools, juvenile detention centers, women’s prisons, and wellness retreats. Her latest book is Writing by Heart: A Poetry Path to Healing and Self-Discovery.

Author2Author with Anastasia Zadeik

May 28, 2024 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.9 MB

Bill welcomes novelist Anastasia Zadeik to the show. ANASTASIA is a writer, editor, and narrative nonfiction performer. She lives in San Diego, CA, where she serves as Director of Communications for the San Diego Writers Festival, as a mentor for the literary nonprofit So Say We All, and as a board member for the International Memoir Writers Association. Her first novel, Blurred Fates, won both the 2023 Sarton Award and the 2023 National Indie Excellence Award in Contemporary Fiction. Her lat...

Author2Author with Hazel Hayes

May 21, 2024 21:00 - 36 minutes - 32.9 MB

Bill welcomes novelist Hazel Hayes to the show. Hazel is an Irish-born, London-based writer and director who for many years wrote primarily for the screen. After graduating from Dublin City University with a degree in journalism, she went on to study creative writing at the Irish Writers Centre, before honing her craft as a screenwriter through numerous short films and sketches. Her eight-part horror, PrankMe, won series of the year at Social in the City, as well as the award for excellence i...

Author2Author with Jo Piazza

May 14, 2024 21:00 - 32 minutes - 28.6 MB

Bill welcomes author and podcaster Jo Piazza to the show. Jo is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and critically acclaimed podcast creator. Her books have been published in ten languages and twelve countries. Many of her projects are currently in development for film and television. Jo's podcasts have garnered more than twenty-five million downloads and regularly top podcast charts, and her journalism has appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, New York magazine...

Author2Author with Steve Almond

May 07, 2024 21:00 - 43 minutes - 38.9 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling author Steve Almond to the show. Steve Almond is the author of eleven books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. His essays and reviews have been published in venues ranging from the New York Times Magazine to Ploughshares to Poets & Writers, and his short fiction has appeared in Best American Short Stories, The Pushcart Prize, Best American Mysteries, and Best American Erotica. Almond is the recipient o...

Author2Author with Eileen Garvin

April 30, 2024 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.7 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling novelist Eileen Garvin to the show. Eileen is the author of the national bestselling novel The Music of Bees and the acclaimed memoir How to Be a Sister. Crow Talk is her latest novel. Born and raised in Washington State, she lives in Oregon. Visit her website at      

Author2Author with John Michael Cummings

April 23, 2024 21:00 - 30 minutes - 27.1 MB

Bill welcomes novelist and short story writer John Michael Cummings back to the show. John is the author of three novels, two novellas, and more than one hundred short stories. His debut novel, The Night I Freed John Brown (Penguin Group, 2008), won The Paterson Prize for Books for Young People and was selected for Black History Month by USA Today. Ugly To Start With (West Virginia University Press, 2011) was a finalist in the Foreword INDIES Book of Year Award. Don't Forget Me, Bro (Stephen ...

Author2Author with Linda Stewart Henley

April 16, 2024 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29.3 MB

Bill welcomes novelist Linda Stewart Henley to the show. Linda was born in Liverpool, UK, and grew up in Surrey. She attended school in Carshalton, just south of London, before moving to the United States, where she completed her education. She is the author of two other novels, Estelle and Waterbury Winter. She now lives in Anacortes, Washington, with her husband. Kate’s War is her most recent novel.

Author2Author with Kristen Perrin

April 09, 2024 21:00 - 45 minutes - 40.6 MB

Bill welcomes mystery author Kristen Perrin to the show. Kristen is originally from Seattle, Washington, where she spent several years working as a bookseller before moving to the UK to do a master's and PhD. She lives with her family in Surrey, where she can be found poking around vintage bookstores, stomping in the mud with her two kids, and collecting too many plants. Her middle-grade series, Attie and the World Breakers, was published in German, Dutch, and Polish. How to Solve Your Own Mu...

Author2Author with Boo Trundle

March 26, 2024 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.8 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Boo Trundle to the show. Boo Trundle is a writer, artist, and performer whose work has appeared across various platforms and publications, including The Brooklyn Rail, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and NPR’s The Moth. She has released three albums of original music with Big Deal Records. She lives in New Jersey. The Daughter Ship is her first novel.

Author2Author with Martha Beck

March 19, 2024 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.3 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling memoirist and self-help writer Martha Beck to the show. My scheduled guest couldn't make it, so I thought I'd rerun one of my favorites! Martha Beck, PhD, is a Harvard-trained sociologist, world-renowned coach and New York Times bestselling author. She has published nine non-fiction books, one novel, and more than 200 magazine articles.

Author2Author with Joseph Di Prisco

March 05, 2024 22:00 - 34 minutes - 30.8 MB

Bill welcomes poet, memoirist, and novelist Joseph Di Prisco to the show. Joseph is the acclaimed author of two bestselling memoirs (Subway to California and The Pope of Brooklyn), six novels (Confessions of Brother Eli, Sun City, All for Now, The Alzhammer, Sibella & Sibella, and The Good Family Fitzgerald), and three books of poetry (Wit’s End, Poems in Which, and Sightlines from the Cheap Seats). He is also the co-author of two bestselling books on childhood and adolescence (Field Guide to...

Author2Author with Bonnie Jo Campbell

February 27, 2024 22:00 - 33 minutes - 29.7 MB

Bill welcomes award-winning author Bonnie Jo Campbell to the show. Bonnie is the author of The Waters, a novel, which was the Today Show’s January selection for their “Read with Jenna” Book Club. The Waters was also featured in Oprah Daily’s list of “Best Books of 2024.” Her novel also received starred reviews in Booklist and Foreword, as well as raves from Ron Charles at The Washington Post, from Jane Smiley in the Los Angeles Times, and from The Christian Science Monitor staff. Roxane Gay’s...

Author2Author with Carla Panciera

February 20, 2024 22:00 - 35 minutes - 31.4 MB

Bill welcomes author Carla Panciera back to the show. Carla's collection of short stories, Bewildered, received the 2013 Grace Paley Short Fiction Award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and was published by the University of Massachusetts Press. Her short stories have appeared in the New England Review, the Clackamas Review, Slice, and other magazines. Her short story, “The Kind of People Who Look at Art” was chosen by Junot Diaz as a distinguished story in Best American S...

Author2Author with Caroline Miller

January 23, 2024 22:00 - 32 minutes - 28.9 MB

Bill welcomes novelist and memoirist Caroline Miller to the show. Caroline is a former elected member of the county commission of Multnomah County, Oregon, and a published author. Since leaving the political arena, she has been a prolific writer. She has published three novels: Trompe l'Oeil in, Gothic Spring, and Heart Land. Her short stories have been published in Children's Digest,Grit and Tales of the Talisman, and her short stories, Under the Bridge and Beneath the Moon, were dramatized ...

Author2Author with Nick Petrie

January 09, 2024 22:00 - 32 minutes - 28.7 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling suspense novelist Nick Petrie to the show. Nick Petrie is the author of eight novels in the Peter Ash series, most recently The Runaway. His debut, The Drifter, won both the ITW Thriller award and the Barry Award for Best First Novel, and was a finalist for the Edgar and the Hammett Awards. A husband and father, he lives in the Milwaukee area. His ninth novel,The Price You Pay, will be published in February, 2024!

Author2Author with Mojgan Ghazirad

December 19, 2023 22:00 - 30 minutes - 27.2 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Mojgan Ghazirad to the show. A native of Iran, Mojgan Ghazirad is a medical doctor and currently works as an assistant professor of pediatrics at The George Washington University. She holds an MFA in creative writing and has published three collections of short stories in Farsi. Her essays have appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Idaho Review, Longreads, The Common, Bombay Review, and Assignment. The House on Sun Street is her first novel.

Author2Author with Lynne Golodner

December 12, 2023 22:00 - 31 minutes - 27.7 MB

Bill welcomes novelist, poet, writing coach and entrepreneur Lynne Golodner to the show. Lynne writes emotional novels with compelling Jewish characters who are determined to fill their lives with passion, purpose, and love. Her first novel, Woman of Valor, joins a body of work that includes two poetry collections and six nonfiction books, including Hide and Seek: Jewish Women and Hair Covering and The Flavors of Faith: Holy Breads. Lynne is a writing coach, marketing entrepreneur and host of...

Author2Author with Estelle Erasmus

November 28, 2023 22:00 - 35 minutes - 32 MB

Bill welcomes essayist, coach, and teacher Estelle Erasmus to the show. Estelle is a professor of writing at New York University, the host of the Freelance Writing Direct podcast, and former “All About the Pitch” columnist for Writer’s Digest. She has written about a variety of subjects (health, beauty, fitness, publishing, business, travel) for numerous publications. Her articles for the New York Times and Washington Post have gone globally viral (with more than 500 comments on her NYT piece...

Author2Author with Teresa H. Janssen

November 21, 2023 22:00 - 30 minutes - 27.3 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Teresa H. Janssen to the show. Teresa's essays, poetry, and short fiction have appeared in a variety of journals, including Zyzzyva, Catamaran, Chautauqua, and in the anthologies Art in the Time of Unbearable Crisis (She Writes Press, 2022) and Offerings: A Spiritual Poetry Anthology (Tiferet, 2022). Her novel The Ways of Water (2023) was inspired by her grandmother’s early life. A career educator, she holds a degree in history from Gonzaga University and an M.A. ...

Author2Author with Elaine Roth

November 14, 2023 22:00 - 28 minutes - 25.6 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Elaine Roth to the show. Elaine is a New Jersey based author who writes about young widowhood, grief, and dating as a solo parent. Her work has appeared on HuffPost, Refinery29, Modern Loss, and Scary Mommy. Her story was also featured on and in the New York Times. She has two kids and an adorably neurotic rescue dog who keep her busy when she's not writing or teaching Pilates. The Midnight Garden is her debut novel.

Author2Author with Jonathan Evison

November 07, 2023 22:00 - 31 minutes - 27.6 MB

Bill welcomes celebrated novelist Jonathan Evison back to the show. Jonathan is the author of the novels Small World; All About Lulu; West of Here; The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving; This Is Your Life, Harriet Chance!; Lawn Boy;  Legends of the North Cascades, and most recently, Again and Again. He lives with his wife and family in Washington State.

Author2Author with Tess Gerritsen

October 31, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.4 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling novelist Tess Gerritsen back to the show. Tess has written thirty books that have been published in forty countries and sold more than 40 million copies. Many of her novels have been top 3 bestsellers in the U.S. and #1 bestsellers abroad. Critics around the world have praised her thrillers as “pulse-pounding fun” (Philadelphia Inquirer), “scary and brilliant” (Toronto Globe and Mail), and “polished, riveting prose” (Chicago Tribune), with Publisher Weekly naming her...

Author2Author with Jessica Hendry Nelson

October 24, 2023 21:00 - 32 minutes - 28.6 MB

Bill welcomes memoirist Jessica Hendry Nelson to the show. Jessica is the author of Joy Rides Through the Tunnel of Grief, which was selected as the winner of the AWP Sue William Silverman Prize for Creative Nonfiction. Her memoir If Only You People Could Follow Directions(2014), which was selected as a best debut book by the Indies Introduce New Voices program, the Indies Next List by the American Booksellers' Association, named a Best Book of the Year by Kirkus Review, received starred revi...

Author2Author with Christine Wells

October 17, 2023 21:00 - 32 minutes - 29 MB

Bill welcomes historical novelist Christine Wells to the show. Christine writes historical fiction featuring strong, fascinating women. From early childhood, she drank in her father’s tales about the true stories behind popular nursery rhymes and she has been a keen student of history ever since. She began her first novel while working as a corporate lawyer, and has gone on to write about periods ranging from Georgian England to post World War II France. Christine is passionate about helping ...

Author2Author with Chris Bachelder and Jennifer Habel

October 10, 2023 21:00 - 39 minutes - 34.9 MB

Bill welcomes co-authors Chris Bachelder and Jennifer Habel to the show. Chris Bachelder is the author of four novels, including The Throwback Special, a National Book Award finalist and winner of the Terry Southern Prize for Humor. Jennifer Habel is the author of the poetry collections Good Reason and The Book of Jane, which won the Iowa Poetry Prize. Dayswork is the first novel they have co-authored.   

Author2Author with Robert McKean

October 03, 2023 21:00 - 35 minutes - 31.7 MB

Bill welcomes author Robert McKean to the show. Populating ROBERT MCKEAN’S novels and stories are some five hundred characters, steelworkers and bankers, doctors and jewelers, teachers and librarians, lawyers and yardage clerks, salesmen and ballet instructors—all residents of Ganaego, a small mill town in Western Pennsylvania. McKean’s short story collection I'll Be Here for You: Diary of a Town was awarded first-prize in the Tartts First Fiction competition (Livingston Press). His novel The...

Author2Author with Jane L. Rosen

September 26, 2023 21:00 - 30 minutes - 27.2 MB

Bill welcomes novelist Jane L. Rosen to the show. Jane is an author, screenwriter, and former Huffington Post contributor. She often takes inspiration from real-life stories and interviews to craft her novels. Her first novel, Nine Women, One Dress was translated into ten languages. Her second novel, Eliza Starts a Rumor, has been optioned by NBC. A Shoe Story and On Fire Island are out now! She lives in New York City and Fire Island with her husband and three daughters.

Author2Author with Jennifer Banash

September 19, 2023 21:00 - 33 minutes - 30 MB

Bill welcomes novelist Jennifer Banash to the show. Jennifer Banash is a former professor of English and creative writing, and author of the novels Silent Alarm, a finalist for the American Library Association's Best Fiction for Young Adults; White Lines; Simply Irresistible; In Too Deep and The Elite. Jennifer is also the former cofounder and editor of Impetus Press, a small, independent publishing house that championed works of literary fiction with a pop edge. A native New Yorker, her firs...

Author2Author with Donna Marie Hayes

September 05, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.3 MB

Bill welcomes debut memoirist Donna Marie Hayes to the show. New York City resident and performer Donna Marie Hayes can be found on a stage or in front of a camera, and is a SAG-AFTRA actress and cabaret singer. Her corporate life includes serving as a senior human resources professional in the financial services industry. As an ICF-certified coach, she owns a coaching practice dedicated to helping women shed victimhood for empowerment. These Broken Roads: Scammed and Vindicated: One Woman’s ...

Author2Author with T. C. Boyle

August 29, 2023 21:00 - 32 minutes - 28.6 MB

Bill welcomes renowned American novelist and short story writer T. C. Boyle to the show. T. C. Boyle is a novelist and regular contributor to The New Yorker. He has published eighteen novels, including World’s End and The Tortilla Curtain, and twelve collections of short stories. A Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Southern California. His latest novel is Blue Skies.

Author2Author with Tanmeet Sethi

August 22, 2023 21:00 - 39 minutes - 34.9 MB

Bill welcomes debut author, MD, and activist Tanmeet Sethi to the show. Tanmeet Sethi, MD is a board-certified Integrative Family Physician, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington, author of Joy Is My Justice: Reclaim Yours Now (Hachette, 5/2/23), activist and TEDx speaker who has dedicated her career to care for the most marginalized patients in Seattle’s refugee, uninsured and homeless populations as well as global communities traumatized by manmade and natural disaste...

Author2Author with Jarret Keene

August 15, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.7 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist and memoirist Jarret  Keene to the show. Jarret earned his PhD in creative writing at Florida State University. A beloved and highly sought after professor, Dr. Keene is an assistant professor in the Department of English at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he teaches American literature and the graphic novel. He has written a travel guide, a rock-band biography, poetry collections and edited short-fiction anthologies including Las Vegas Noir and Dead Neo...

Author2Author with Stephen P. Kiernan

August 01, 2023 21:00 - 40 minutes - 36.1 MB

Between seven books and decades in newspapers, Stephen Kiernan has had nearly five million words in print. A graduate of Middlebury College, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and the Iowa Writers Workshop, his work has won dozens of awards, has been translated into many languages, and has been optioned for TV and film production. A performing guitarist since he was ten years old, he has recorded 3 CD's of original music, and has composed for theater, dance and film scores. He lives in Vermont.

Author2Author with Beth Ann Mathews

July 25, 2023 21:00 - 37 minutes - 33.3 MB

Bill welcomes memoirist Beth Ann Mathews to the show.  Beth Ann Mathews grew up in the Midwest. She earned her undergraduate degree at Purdue University and her master’s degree in marine biology from the University of California at Santa Cruz. As a professor at the University of Alaska Southeast, she taught courses in biology, behavioral ecology, and marine mammalogy and led research on harbor seals, Steller sea lions, and harbor porpoises. A chapter from Deep Waters placed second in the 2018...

Author2Author with Janice Deal

July 18, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.9 MB

Bill welcomes author Janice Deal to the show. Janice Deal is the author of a novel, The Sound of Rabbits (Regal House Publishing, 2023), and two short story collections: The Decline of Pigeons (Queen's Ferry Press, 2013), and a linked collection, Strange Attractors (New Door Books, 2023). The Decline of Pigeons was a Flannery O'Connor Award finalist. The Sound of Rabbits was a finalist for both the Many Voices Project annual competition and the Black Lawrence Press Big Moose Prize, and receiv...

Author2Author with Gary Simonds

July 11, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.7 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist and retired neurosurgeon Gary Simonds to the show. Gary Simonds, MD is a retired neurosurgeon who’s treated tens of thousands of patients. He's the Founding Chief of Neurosurgery at the Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine (retired) and the author of three non-fiction books. Death’s Pale Flag, BQB Publishing, is his first novel.

Author2Author with Alli Frank and Asha Youmans

June 27, 2023 21:00 - 44 minutes - 39.8 MB

Bill welcomes co-authors Alli Frank and Asha Youmans to the show. Alli Frank and Asha Youmans have co-written three novels together: Tiny Imperfections, Never Meant to Meet You, and THE BETTER HALF, which Mindy’s Book Studio will publish on July 1, 2023. Alli (who is white and Jewish) and Asha (who is Black and Baptist) found literary soulmates in each other after working together as teacher and school administrator in Seattle, WA. They discovered a shared mission as educators and as authors—...

Author2Author with Dana Stabenow

June 20, 2023 21:00 - 35 minutes - 31.4 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling mystery author Dana Stabenow to the show. Dana was born in Anchorage, Alaska and raised on a 75-foot fishing tender. She knew there was a warmer, drier job out there somewhere and found it in writing. Her first book in the bestselling Kate Shugak series, A Cold Day for Murder, received an Edgar Award from the Mystery Writers of America. Her most recent in the Shugak series - her 23rd! - is Not The Ones Dead.

Author2Author with Joe Milan Jr.

June 13, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 31.1 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Joe Milan Jr. to the show. Joe is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Waldorf University, was the David T.K. Wong Creative Writing Fellow at the University of East Anglia, UK, and a Black Mountain Institute and Barrick Ph.D. Fellow of Creative Writing at University of Nevada Las Vegas, USA. He has served as fiction editor at Witness and is an MFA graduate of the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He’s American with Korean ancestry and taught in Korea for nine...

Author2Author with Marc Lesser

May 30, 2023 21:00 - 35 minutes - 32 MB

Bill welcomes author and thought-leader Marc Lesser to the show. Marc is a speaker, facilitator, workshop leader, and executive coach. He is known for his engaging, experiential presentations that integrate mindfulness and emotional intelligence practices and training. He is the author of 5 books, includingFinding Clarity: How Compassionate Accountability Builds Vibrant Relationships, Thriving Workplaces, and Meaningful Lives, and CEO of ZBA Associates, an executive development and leadership...

Author2Author with Becky Chalsen

May 15, 2023 21:00 - 33 minutes - 30.1 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Becky Chalsen to the show. Becky is a film/TV development executive at the production company Sunday Night. She is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, and now lives in New York City. Becky is a quadruplet and married to her high school sweetheart -- an identical twin -- whose family has spent summers on Fire Island for more than three decades. Kismet is her first novel.

Author2Author with Cassandra Khaw

May 02, 2023 21:00 - 30 minutes - 26.8 MB

Bill welcomes fantasy and science fiction author Cassandra Khaw to the show. Cassandra is an award-winning game writer and former scriptwriter at Ubisoft Montreal. Khaw's work can be found in places like The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction, Lightspeed, and Khaw’s first original novella, Hammers on Bone, was a British Fantasy Award and Locus Award finalist, and their novella, Nothing But Blackened Teeth, was a USA Today bestseller, Bram Stoker Award nominee, and Indie Next Pick....

Author2Author with Katie Lumsden

April 25, 2023 21:00 - 32 minutes - 28.5 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist Katie Lumsden to the show. Katie Lumsden read Jane Eyre at the age of thirteen and never looked back. She spent her teenage years devouring nineteenth-century literature, reading every Dickens, Brontë, Gaskell, Austen, and Hardy novel she could find. She has a degree in English literature and history from Durham University and an MA in creative writing from Bath Spa University. Her short stories have been shortlisted for the London Short Story Prize and the Bridpo...

Author2Author with J. L. Yarrow

April 18, 2023 21:00 - 31 minutes - 27.6 MB

Bill welcomes writing team John and Leanne Yarrow to the show. John, a lifelong Texan, dreams as big as he writes. Leanne is her husband's collaborative partner. Their fascination with what could be imbues the couple's storytelling with fast-paced, futuristic worlds in which witty compelling characters struggle for an enduring humanity. John's background includes degrees in English, Education, and an MS in Cognitive Systems. He honed his skills in The Creation Factory Writer's Workshop, adapt...

Author2Author with Leopoldo Gout

April 11, 2023 21:00 - 43 minutes - 38.8 MB

Bill welcomes author, artist, director and producer Leopoldo Gout to the show! Leopoldo is a Mexican immigrant, award-winning producer and filmmaker, visual artist and author, who has written, packaged, published and developed books for more than a decade, both under his own name with several major publishers, and with other writers under his own imprint at Simon & Schuster: Leopoldo & Co. He was co-president of the James Patterson Entertainment company for many years; and he is currently pro...

Author2Author with Bethany Morrow

April 04, 2023 21:00 - 36 minutes - 32.2 MB

Bill welcomes bestselling novelist Bethany C. Morrow to the show. Bethany is a national bestselling author writing for adult and young adult audiences. She is the author of the novels Mem, A Song Below Water, A Chorus Rises, and So Many Beginnings: A Little Women Remix, and most recently, Cherish Farah. She is the editor/contributor to the young adult anthology TAKE THE MIC, which won the 2020 ILA Social Justice in Literature award. Her work has been featured in The LA Times, Forbes, Bustle, ...

Author2Author with Brian Buckmire

March 28, 2023 21:00 - 34 minutes - 30.8 MB

Bill welcomes debut novelist and legal analyst Brian Buckmire to the show. Brian is a senior staff NYC public defender in the Criminal Defense Practice and Homicide Defense Task Force at the Legal Aid Society, representing indigent clients in Brooklyn, NY. He is the anchor for Law and Crime Daily, a nationally syndicated show covering the hottest cases and controversies from courtrooms nationwide. He is also a legal contributor for ABC and has covered events like the deaths of Ahmaud Arbery a...


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