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Thursday, April 11, 2019

Melissa Duclos and Kim Dower on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Debut novelist Melissa Duclos joins Marrie Stone to talk about her novel, Besotted. Melissa shares her nearly 15 year journey with her novel, her decision to break up with it, and her discovery of small, independent presses. She also talks about the novel's unique point of view, first person omniscient. You can learn more about Melissa and her newsletter at her website.

In the second half, Kim Dower joins to discuss her fourth collection, Sunbathing on Tyrone Power's Grave. In honor of National Poetry Month, Kim reads a few poems about her late father, talks about their origin, recurring themes throughout her collections, the accessibility of her work, and the subconscious influences at play. She also shares helpful advice for aspiring poets.

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(Broadcast date: April 10, 2019)

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