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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Melissa Febos and Caite Dolan Leach on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Memoirist Melissa Febos, author of Abandon Me, joins co host Marrie Stone to talk about how this new book is both braver and more personal than her former memoir, Whip Smart.  She discusses how to go deep, protecting the ones you love in writing, how to structure a memoir as a book of essays, and much more.

In the second half, Caite Dolan Leach joins Marrie to talk about her novel, Dead Letters.  She talks about writing unlikable characters, creating suspense, and more.

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(Broadcast date: March 1, 2017)

Monday, March 13, 2017

Novelist Kevin Canty and literary agent Noah Lukeman on Writers on Writing with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

Kevin Canty, author of The Underworld, and literary agent Noah Lukeman, author of The First Five Pages, talk with host Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about their work and the business of publishing.

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 (Broadcast date: March 8, 2017)

Friday, March 10, 2017

George Saunders on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

George Saunders joins co-host Marrie Stone for the entire hour to talk about his novel, Lincoln in the Bardo.  He shares his perspectives on empathy, compassion, the role of the artist in the current political climate, his views on death and dying, and much more.

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(Broadcast date: February 15, 2017)

Sunday, March 05, 2017

Poet Stephen Dunn & memoirist/novelist Judith Freeman

Stephen Dunn, author of Whereas, and Judith Freeman, author of the memoir, The Latter Days, talk with host Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about their work.

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(Broadcast date: Feb. 22, 2017)

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Roxane Gay & Kayla Rae Whitaker

Novelist, essayist and short story writer Roxane Gay joins Marrie Stone to talk about her latest collection of stories, Difficult Women.  In the second half, debut novelist Kayla Rae Whitaker joins to share her novel, The Animators.  Both women talk about writing in the Trump era, the role of class, feminism, misogyny, and more.

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(Broadcast date: February 8, 2017)