Michael Oberman has interviewed over 300 musical greats, including Jimi Hendrix, David Bowie, and Joni Mitchell, and now Liz interviews Oberman for KFAI! Rock magic and madness ensue.
After the break, Dave is joined by Patricia Hoolihan to discuss her new work, Hands and Hearts Together: Daily Meditations for Caregivers. The realities of caregiving and the profundity of hope and encouragement illuminate the conversation.
In the first half of the hour, Dave talks to Ron Nyren about family, Finnish lore, and tragedy in Nyren’s new book, the Book of Lost Light.
Next, we air a legacy interview, in which Steve welcomes Mira Bartók onto the show to discuss her young readers’ book The Wonderling.
Welcome to Write On! Radio—
In the first half hour, Liz brings novelist and screenwriter Michael Elias on-air to discuss You Can Go Home Now, his new thriller novel discussing domestic violence and the quest for justice for a woman assault victim.
Later, Dave welcomes Becca Klaver, poet and Switchback Books founder, on-air in celebration of her new poetry collection Ready for the World.
First, Dave talks to Cynthia Miller-Idriss about polarization and extremism in the American Right, the topic of both her latest book Hate in the Homeland: The New Global Far Right and her research as a sociologist at American University in Washington DC.
After the break, Annie connects with fellow Duluthian Margi Preus over her Enchantment Lake children’s novels, writing Minnesota as the nuanced experience it is, a healthy love of the outdoors and environment, and character work for kids’ books.
First, Dave Fettig and Adrian S Potter discuss Potter’s new poetry collection, Everything Wrong Feels Right, plus setting in writing, Potter’s scientific background, his writing process, and more.
Next, Annie Harvieux and Tiffany McDaniel use McDaniel’s latest novel, Betty, as a means to look at telling family stories through creative writing, the challenges of bringing true stories of child abuse to light, and how Cherokee versus white Christian traditions of gender dynamics play out in the novel’s multiracial family.