May 2018 Write On! Radio Archives

May 1st, listen to Write On! Radio when Lynette talks with life-long poet and former radio host Jules Nyquist about her poetry collection Homesick, then. Her books have been finalists for the NM/AZ book awards and she is the founder of Jules' Poetry Playhouse, LLC based in Albuquerque, NM. She earned her MFA in Writing & Literature (Poetry) from Bennington College in Vermont. She took a B.A. in Creative Writing from from Metropolitan State University, St. Paul, MN.

On May 8th, Paul talks with Kristin Hannah about her most recent novel The Great Alone. The novel, an epic love story and intimate family drama set in Alaska in the turbulent 1970's is a daring, stay-up-all-night story about love and loss, the fight for survival and the wildness that lives in both nature and man.

On May 15th, Steve talks with Chris Clearfield about Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It, which he wrote with Andras Tilcsik. The book reveals why ugly designs make us safer, why teams with fewer experts are better at managing risk, and why diversity is one of our best safeguards against failure. The result is an eye-opening, empowering, and entirely original work. Chris Clearfield is a former derivatives trader who worked in New York, Hong Kong, and Tokyo. He is a licensed commercial pilot and a graduate of Harvard University, where he studied physics and biology.

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On May 22nd, Liz talks with John Copenhaver about his new book Dodging and Burning: A Mystery.  His short fiction has appeared in Glitterwolf Magazine, Roanoke Review, and Gaslight, the Lambda Emerging Voices Anthology. He won the 2015 Larry Neal Writers’ award for short fiction, and was first runner-up in the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest and the Narrative Magazine Winter Story Contest. He lives in Washington, D.C.

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