November 2016 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with Nathan Hill about his debut novel The Nix, which has been receiving rave reviews. His short fiction has appeared in many literary journals, including The Iowa Review, AGNI, The Gettysburg Review, and Fiction, where he was awarded the annual Fiction Prize.

We speak with Ana Castillo, one of the most powerful voices in Chicana literature, about her new memoir Black Dove: Mamá, Mi’jo and Me. Among her acclaimed works are: So Far From GodSapogoniaGive It to MePeel My Love Like an Onion, and Goddess of the Americas: Writings on the Virgin of Guadalupe.

We speak with Marina Budhos about her new young adult novel Watched, which follows a Muslim teenager in the post-9/11 surveillance world. She is the author of award-winning fiction and non-fiction, including the novels Tell Us We’re Home and Ask Me No Questions. Her nonfiction includes Remix: Conversations with Immigrant Teenagers and Sugar Changed the World.

We speak with Allen Eskens about his new novel The Heavens May Fall. He is also the author of The Life We Bury and The Guise of Another. He is the recipient of a Barry Award, and has been a finalist for the Edgar and Anthony Awards, as well as a Minnesota Book Award.