June 2013 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with Jessica Francis Kane about her new story collection This Close. She is also the author of the acclaimed novel The Report and the story collection Bending Heaven.

We also speak with Douglas Trevor about his debut novel Girls I Know. He is also the author of the short story collection The Thin Tear in the Fabric of Space, which won the 2005 Iowa Short Fiction Award and was a finalist for the 2006 Hemingway Foundation/PEN Award for First Fiction.

We speak with Urban Waite about his new novel The Carrion Birds, which is receiving excellent reviews. He is also the author of the acclaimed suspense novel The Terror of Living.

We also chat with Kevin Powers about his debut Iraq war novel The Yellow Birds, which was a finalist for the National Book Award and also received a PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction.

We chat with author and artist Sarah Stevenson about her new YA fantasy Underneath. She writes fiction and nonfiction for young adults and adults, and has also written the YA novel The Latte Rebellion.

We also speak with Leslie Adrienne Miller about her new poetry collection Y. She is the author of six collections of poetry published by Graywolf Press and Carnegie Mellon University Press. They include Eat Quite Everything You See and Yesterday Had a Man in It.

We speak with Carleton College graduate Helene Wecker about her debut novel The Golem & the Jinni, an immigrant tale that combines Jewish and Arab folk mythology.

We also chat with Sophie Cabot Black about her new poetry collection The Exchange. She is the author of two previous collections of poetry, The Descent, which won the Connecticut Book Award and The Misunderstanding of Nature, which won the Norma Farber First Book Award.