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Friday, February 28, 2020

Jenny Offill & Lily King on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Novelists Jenny Offill, author of Weather, and Lily King, author of Writers & Lovers talk with host Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about the art, craft, and business of writing.

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(Broadcast date: Feb. 12, 2020)

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Saturday, February 22, 2020

Alexis Schaitkin on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Debut novelist Alexis Schaitkin joins Marrie Stone for the full hour to talk about Saint X.

Alexis unveils the inspiration behind the story, and how her curiosity about tourism and the tension between tourists and locals drives her characters. She shares her exhaustive research process, her insights into writing from the perspective of other cultures, and finding culturally sensitive readers. Alexis also reveals former professor Deborah Eisenberg's lens through which she evaluates effective writing, as well as a unique twist on the old writing adage about "killing your darlings." It's a rich hour full of wonderful insights.

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(Broadcast date: February 19, 2020)

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Freelance Journalist & Foreign Correspondent William Wheeler on Writers on Writing, KUCI-FM

Foreign correspondent and filmmaker William Wheeler is the author of State of War: MS-13 and El Salvador’s World of Violence. He’s also the producer of the Showtime documentary “The Trade” and the Emmy nominated film, “Who Shot the Sheriff,” about the Cold War assassination attempt on Bob Marley.

Bill joins Marrie Stone for the full hour to talk about his reporting on MS-13 and the life of a journalist in general. He shares his insights on putting together a compelling, well-researched, and impartial story, the future of journalism, how the industry has changed, and more.

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(Broadcast date: February 5, 2020)

Friday, February 07, 2020

Literary agent Danielle Svetcov and crime writer Matt Coyle

Literary agent, Danielle Svetcov, also author of Parked, and crime writer Matt Coyle, author of Lost Tomorrows, talk with Barbara DeMarco-Barrett about agenting and writing.

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 (Broadcast date: Jan. 15, 2020)

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