March 2018 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with Mira Bartok about her new children’s novel The Wonderling. She is the author of numerous books, including The Memory Palace: A Memoir, which won the 2011 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography.

We also talk with Douglas Schofield about his new novel Killing Pace, a mystery about a woman with amnesia who is held prisoner by a man claiming to be her boyfriend. Douglas Schofield is also the author of Time of Departure and Storm Rising.

We speak with Keziah Frost about her debut novel The Reluctant Fortune Teller, which is about friendship, small acts of kindness and recognizing one’s talents. She holds a master’s degree in English and counseling, and works as a psychotherapist who specializes in pet grief.

We speak with Gary Kaunonen about his new book Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike, which just won the 2018 Hognander Minnesota History Award. He is the author of several books, including Finns in Michigan, Challenge Accepted, and the co-author of Community in Conflict. He is an independent historian of labor and immigration, and a documentary filmmaker based in International Falls.

We speak with Holly Day about her new poetry collection The Yellow Dot of a Daisy. Her other poetry books include The Smell of Snow and Ugly Girl, and she has two more poetry books coming out later in 2018 – A Perfect Day for Semaphore and I’m in a Place Where Reason Went Missing. Her poetry, short stories and articles have appeared in over 3,000 publications. She also teaches at the Loft Literary Center.