KUCI Fund Drive

Thursday, May 31, 2018

Christina Lynch and Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Christina Lynch, author of The Italian Party and memoirist Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich, author of The Fact of a Body: A Murder and a Memoir, spend this penultimate day of May talking about their work with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett on Writers on Writing, which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.

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 (Broadcast date: May 30, 2018)

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Richard Bausch on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Novelist and short story master Richard Bausch spends the full hour with Marrie Stone talking about his latest collection, Living in the Weather of the World. He talks about his early influences in writing, his connection to poetry, and his approach to the short story. Along the way, he dissects some of the stories in his collection, from first spark to final edit. All the while, he shares his wisdom, recites a little poetry, and even renders the last few stanzas of a song.

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(Broadcast date: May 23, 2018)

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Claire Fuller and Mark Sarvas on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Claire Fuller, author of Swimming Lessons, joins Marrie Stone to chat about her novel, her later-in-life journey to writing, her process and advice. She discusses ways writers can survive the first draft, her revision process, and the intimacy of tucking memorabilia away inside books.

Mark Sarvas joins in the second half to discuss his novel, Memento Park. He talks about his research process, how some ideas are made to wait until the right time, dealing with elusive characters, and his love of playing with time in a novel's structure. More information can be found about Mark at his website. He's also on Twitter and Facebook.

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(Broadcast date: May 16, 2018)

Sunday, May 13, 2018

The Leisure Seeker author Michael Zadoorian on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Novelist Michael Zadoorian, author of The Leisure Seeker talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about his novel (recently made into a film with Helen Mirren and Donald Sutherland).

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(Original broadcast date: March 31, 2010)

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Novelist Lisa See on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM in Irvine

Novelist Lisa See, author of the novel, The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, talks with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett for the entire hour about her book, how it came to be, Pu'er tea, and the Akha culture. They also discuss her mother, the late great writer, Carolyn See.

The station is in the midst of their annual fund drive. If you've enjoyed the show and listen to it or to the podcast, consider donating. Any amount will do. You can donate online at KUCI.org or call 949 824 5824 if you'd like a premium. Remember to say Writers on Writing is the show you listen to. This year the show is 20 years old and all that time we have volunteered. Thanks so much for helping out.

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(Broadcast date: May 9, 2018)

Friday, May 04, 2018

Novelists Rachel Khong and Julia Fierro on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Rachel Khong, author of Goodbye, Vitamin, and Julia Fierro, author of The Gypsy Moth Summer join Barbara DeMarco-Barrett to discuss their novels and the art, craft, and business of writing.

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 (Broadcast date: April 11, 2018)