KUCI Fund Drive

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Andre Dubus III talks with Marrie Stone on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM, Irvine

Andre Dubus III joins Marrie Stone for the full hour to talk about his latest novel, Gone So Long. He discusses how to make the empathetic leap into characters vastly different from him, and living in the discomfort of a character who might repulse him. He gives insight into his process for writing effective sex scenes. He talks craft, process, structure, and revision, all with his signature down-to-earth and eloquent style.

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(Broadcast date: October 17, 2018)

Thursday, October 11, 2018

Liana Finck and Deborah Reed with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Liana Finck, author of the graphic memoir, Passing for Human, and novelist Deborah Reed, author of The Days When Birds Come Back, join Barbara DeMarco-Barrett to talk about their new books and the art, craft, and business of writing.

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(Broadcast date: October 10, 2018)

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Christina Dalcher and Donna Hilbert talk with Marrie Stone on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Christina Dalcher, author of Vox, talks with Marrie about dystopian fiction, linguistics, the importance of language, and her love of flash fiction. She also discusses beat sheets, rough outlines, how flash fiction helps novel writing, and more.

In the second half, Donna Hilbert discusses her latest poetry collection, Gravity. She talks about the quiet space necessary to produce work, art versus therapy, and the process of understanding what a poem is about. Donna also dissects one of her poems for the listening audience.

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(Broadcast date: October 3, 2018)

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

Novelist Tod Goldberg and literary agent Jennie Dunham with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Tod Goldberg, author of Gangsterland and Gangster Nation, and NYC literary agent Jennie Dunham talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about novels, agents, publishing, and so much more.

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(Broadcast date: Sept. 26, 2018)

Tod will be featured at the Pen on Fire Speaker Series and Salon on Oct. 16, 2018, at the Lido Bookstore in Newport Beach, CA   More at www.penonfire.com/speakerseries