July 2013 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with National Book Award-winner Nathaniel Philbrick about his new book Bunker Hill. His many books include In the Heart of the Sea and Mayflower.

We also talk with James Lenfestey about his new poetry collection Earth in Anger. He is a longtime friend of Write On! Radio, whose many works include The Toothed and Clever World, A Cartload of Scrolls and Saying Grace. He also edited, along with Thomas R. Smith, Robert Bly In This World.

We speak with poet and art writer Frances Richard about her new poetry collection Anarch. She is also the author of The Phonemes and See Through, and she has written for a number of magazines and museums, including the Guggenheim.

We also chat with Peter Geye about his book The Lighthouse Road, now out in paperback. He is also the author of the acclaimed novel Safe from the Sea.

We speak with writer and journalist Jeanette Walls about her new novel The Silver Star. She is also the author of the bestselling memoir The Glass Castle. as well as the novel Half-Broke Horses and Dish: The Inside Story on the World of Gossip.

We also chat with Erin Soderberg about her new middle grade fantasy novel The Quirks: Welcome to Normal, the first book in a series for ages 7 and up. She also writes novels for teens and tweens under the name Erin Downing.

We speak with Dean Koontz about his new novel Deeply Odd. He is the author of many #1 New York Times bestsellers, including the Odd Thomas novels, the Frankenstein novels and many other stand-alone novels. His books have been published in 38 languages and sold over 450 million copies to date.

We speak with Susanna Daniel about her new novel Sea Creatures. She is also the author of Stiltsville, which was awarded the PEN/Bingham Prize for outstanding debut fiction.

We also chat with Paul Collins about his new book Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery. He is the author of eight books and appears regularly on NPR's Weekend Edition as its "literary detective."