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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)

Friday, February 10, 2017

Sarah Manguso and Elan Mastai

Poet and essayist Sarah Manguso joins Marrie Stone to talk about her latest, 300 Arguments.  She discusses the importance of writing and journaling through dangerous political times, the role of mothering in her writing life, how the state of the world impacts her work, and more.

In the second half, Elan Mastai joins to share his debut novel, All Our Wrong Todays.  He talks about creating a science fiction world, the role of identity in his own life and how it's mirrored in the novel, and more.

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(Broadcast date: January 25, 2017)

Friday, February 03, 2017

Chris Bohjalian & Manjula Martin with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett

Chris Bohjalian, author of The Sleepwalker, and Manjula Martin, author of Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, spend the hour talking with Barbara about the art and business of writing.

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 (Broadcast date: Feb. 1, 2017)