We speak with Tim Applegate about his debut novel Fever Tree. He is the author of the poetry collections At the End of the Day, Drydock, and Blueprints. His poetry, essays and short fiction have appeared in many publications, including The Florida Review and Lake Effect.
We speak with retired University of Minnesota professor of communication and creativity Fred Amram about his new book We’re in America Now: A Survivor’s Stories. He spent his early years in Hanover, Germany, where he experienced the Holocaust from its inception in 1933. He witnessed Kristallnacht and the Gestapo invading his home. More information can be found at http://www.FredAmram.com
We speak with Patrick Scully about Leaves of Grass – Illuminated, now playing in Minneapolis. Scully reveals Walt Whitman’s many sides: from the furtive—changing genders to “straighten things up”—to the fierce: defying the censors and getting banned in Boston. More info is available at http://thehookmpls.com/event/leaves-of-grass/