Connie Willis talks about her science fiction/historical novel Blackout. Connie Willis is the author of many book awards, including 10 Hugo awards and 6 Nebula awards.
In the second half of the show, several writers featured in the University of Minnesota’s First Books event join us to talk about their work. Among them are Laura Flynn, author of Swallow the Ocean; Michael Medrano, author of Born in the Cavity of Sunsets; Michael Walsh, author of The Dirt Riddles; Peter Bognanni, author of The House Tomorrow; and Lightsey Darst, author of Find the Girl. They are reading Thursday, March 25th, at 7 p.m. in the AI Johnson Great Room in the McNamara Alumni Center.
Some heavy hitting new roots dubs tonight from The Black Exorcist, Dub All Sense (on Deep Root with Abassi All Stars), Don Carlos, Yeliz K, and Brain Damage. Also, my favorite new reggae single Reggae Is Her Name from Citizen Sound (feat. Blessed and Ammoye).