June 2011 Write On! Radio Archives

We talk with William Forstchen about his novel One Second After, which is about what would happen after an EMP (electromagnetic pulse) attack on our nation. He is a professor of history at Montreat College in North Carolina and the author of more than 40 books, including the award-winning We Look Like Men of War.

We also talk with Pamela Cory about her new novel Hassie Calhoun, a story of Las Vegas in the Rat Pack era.

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We talk with Howard Blum about his new book, The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush. He is the author of eight nonfiction books and one novel. His works include the New York Times bestsellers American Lightning, Wanted!, The Gold of Exodus, and Gangland. He is a contributing editor at Vanity Fair.

We also speak with Johan Harstad about his book Buzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion?

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We speak with Ellen Airgood about her debut novel South of Superior, a Midwest Booksellers Association Pick for June.

We also speak with poet Jeff Skemp about his new CD of poetry and music, Spent. Dylan Baker joins him on guitar as they preview both the CD and the CD release party, scheduled for Saturday, June 25th, 7 – 8:30 p.m. at Bryant-Lake Bowl.

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We speak with Margaret Robison, author of The Long Journey Home: A Memoir. She is a poet and the mother of memoirist Augusten Burroughs. More information about her is available on her website, www.MargaretRobison.com:http://www.margaretrobison.com.

We also talk with Dean Bakopoulos, author of My American Unhappiness. A winner of both NEA and Guggenheim fellowships, he is also the author of Please Don’t Come Back from the Moon. My American Unhappiness is his second novel.

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