This All Liz Episode kicks off with a legacy interview pre-recorded in a prior studio session. Liz welcomes Elizabeth Stanley onto the show to talk about trauma, brain development, and resilience in the context of Stanley’s book Widen the Window.
After the break, Liz welcomes the New York Times bestselling novelist Kristin Hannah live on air to discuss her newest work, The Four Winds.
In the first half of the hour, Susan Conley joins Annie to discuss parenthood, the limits of personal perspective, and fishing villages in the time of climate change in the context of her new novel, Landslide.
After the break, Dave welcomes Abayomi Animashaun on-air to discuss his new collection of poetry, Seahorses, his career, Wisconsin, and more.
This week on Write On! Radio, Dave welcomes frequent New York Times Magazine contributor Russell Shorto on-air to discuss his book Small-Time: A Story of My Family and the Mob.
After the break, novelist and Rutgers professor Lisa Zeidner joins Annie to discuss her new work of nonfiction, Who Says? Mastering Point of View, which takes a close, practical, and curious look at how narrative voice construction affects reading experience.
In the first half of the hour, Annie interviews author, former MN state representative, and mental illness advocate Mindy Greiling about her nonfiction book Fix What You Can. Greiling’s work is based largely on her experience with her son’s schizoaffective disorder, and the conversation includes the collaborative writing process with him, as well as her work as a lawmaker and National Alliance on Mental Illness board member striving to decriminalize mental illness in Minnesota and build better lives for those living with a mental illness.
In the second half of the hour, Josh and Ian whip out good ol’ James Joyce for a celebration of Twelfth Night, including a reading!
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.
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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, Liz brings S. C. Gwynne onto the show to discuss Hymns of the Republic: The Story of the Final Year of the Civil War, bringing immediacy and new insight to Civil War history and the people who made it happen.
In the second half of the hour, a legacy interview from Ian makes a reappearance! Enjoy this opportunity to join Ian’s conversation with Hanne Ørstavik about her novel Love, translated into English by Martin Aitken.
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.