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Friday, October 20, 2017

Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach, on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jennifer Egan, author of Manhattan Beach, A Visit from the Goon Squad, and Look at Me, joins Barbara DeMarco-Barrett for the entire hour. Jennifer is a writer's writer, so generous in sharing her writing process.

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 (Broadcast date: Oct. 18, 2017)

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

David Williams, author of the debut novel, When the English Fall, on KUCI-FM in Irvine

David Williams, author of When the English Fall, an epistolary dystopian novel that takes place in Lancaster, PA, after a solar storm disrupts all technology, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about getting an agent and how Nanowrimo helped.

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(Broadcast date: October 4, 2017)

Saturday, October 07, 2017

Nathan Englander and Alisyn Camerota on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine

Novelist and short story writer Nathan Englander joins Marrie to talk about his latest "turducken" of a novel, Dinner at the Center of the Earth. They chat about humor, how the personal becomes universal, the benefits of writing as an ex-pat, and how to write intentional chaos.

In the second half, CNN correspondent and novelist Alisyn Camerota joins to talk about her debut, Amanda Wakes Up. She talks about writing what you know, how she did (or did not) predict the 2016 election, her thoughts on how journalism has changed, and the magic of writing 5 minutes a day.

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(Broadcast date: September 20, 2017)

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution, on KUCI-FM 88.9 in Irvine

Richard Polt, author of The Typewriter Revolution, and Barbara DeMarco-Barrett talk about typewriters, why they're becoming popular again, and why writers should give them a chance.

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(Broadcast date: Sept. 27, 2017)