Writerscast - Author Interviews

George Gmelch: Playing With Tigers, A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties George Gmelch: Playing With Tigers, A Minor League Chronicle of the Sixties

9780803276819 – University of Nebraska Press – 288 pages – Hardcover – $26.95 (ebook versions available at roughly similar prices) Today, George Gmelch is a successful anthropologist, with a number of books to his credit. But when he was a young man,... [Listen to this podcast]

Kate Tempest: The Bricks that Built the Houses: A Novel Kate Tempest: The Bricks that Built the Houses: A Novel

9781620409015 – Bloomsbury USA – 416 pages – Hardcover – $26 – ebook versions available at lower prices, paperback scheduled for February 2017 I found out about Kate Tempest more or less accidentally, through an odd set of search results one... [Listen to this podcast]

Chris Offutt: My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir Chris Offutt: My Father, the Pornographer: A Memoir

9781501112461 – Atria Books – 272 pages – Hardcover – $26.00 – ebook versions available at lower prices Chris Offutt’s father, Andrew Offutt, left behind an unusual legacy – a massive quantity of pornography he wrote over a long swatch... [Listen to this podcast]

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Publishing Talks - About Publishing

David Wilk interviews Brooke Warner of She Writes Press David Wilk interviews Brooke Warner of She Writes Press

Publishing Talks began as a series of conversations with book industry professionals and others involved in media and technology about the future of publishing, books, and culture. As we continue to experience disruption and change in all media businesses, I’ve been talking... [Listen to this podcast]

David Wilk interviews Jess Brallier David Wilk interviews Jess Brallier

Publishing Talks began as a series of conversations with book industry professionals and others involved in media and technology about the future of publishing, books, and culture. As we continue to experience disruption and change in all media businesses, I’ve been talking... [Listen to this podcast]

David Wilk Interviews Richard Grossinger of North Atlantic Books David Wilk Interviews Richard Grossinger of North Atlantic Books

Publishing Talks began as a series of conversations with book industry professionals and others involved in media and technology about the future of publishing, books, and culture. As we continue to experience disruption and change in all media businesses, I’ve been talking... [Listen to this podcast]

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Authors Voices - Live Readings

Mary Kay Zuravleff reading from “Man Alive” (a novel) Mary Kay Zuravleff reading from “Man Alive” (a novel)

  I interviewed Mary Kay about her wonderful novel, Man Alive! in May 2014. This is what I said about it then:   I loved reading this book. It has a great sense of humor, it’s complex without being too serious about itself, and a story that grabs you from the... [Listen to this podcast]

James Howard Kunstler Reading from an Unpublished Novel James Howard Kunstler Reading from an Unpublished Novel

Genetically and biologically, we humans must still be heavily pre-literate, so the oral transmission of ideas, art and culture is powerful for us; we listen and concentrate on the words differently than we are used to doing when we consume written texts.  I have always... [Listen to this podcast]

Corinne Demas reading from “The Writing Circle” Corinne Demas reading from “The Writing Circle”

978-1401341145 – Hardcover – Hyperion – $23.99 (e-book edition available $11.99) Writerscast is proud to present the fourth in a series of authors reading from their work, called AuthorsVoices.   I hope you will agree that hearing these works read aloud by the... [Listen to this podcast]

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Pipeline - News & Commentary

The great writer Jim Harrison The great writer Jim Harrison

Jim Harrison has passed on. Not too long ago he said “at my age you don’t think about the future because you don’t have one” but that is true only in the narrowest sense. His future is assured, because his words are still with us. I don’t think... [Read this article]

Allan Kornblum, Coffee House Press Allan Kornblum, Coffee House Press

My good friend, long time publisher and poet Allan Kornblum passed away November 23, 2014. He was only 65, and will be missed by many.  Coffee House Press, which he and Cinda Kornblum founded as the successor to the earlier and more informal Toothpaste Press, has been... [Read this article]

Fred Seibert talking Frederator and more Fred Seibert talking Frederator and more

As some of you may know, I am working with Frederator Studios on a digital publishing program called Frederator Books. We are experimenting in all sorts of ways, mostly doing creative new ebooks for kids of all ages. Frederator is the brainchild of long time media genius... [Read this article]

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