Writerscast - Author Interviews

A.J. Hartley: Sekret Machines Book One: Chasing Shadows A.J. Hartley: Sekret Machines Book One: Chasing Shadows

Recently, I’ve had the good fortune to be working with musician Tom DeLonge and the energetic staff of To the Stars Media, helping them develop their book publishing projects. To the Stars is an independent production and publishing company that creates trans-media projects,... [Listen to this podcast]

Johanna Skibsrud: Quartet for the End of Time (A Novel) Johanna Skibsrud: Quartet for the End of Time (A Novel)

9780393351828 – W.W. Norton – 480 pages – paperback – ebook versions available at lower prices. I’ve been interested in Canadian writer Johanna Skibsrud’s work for several years, in fact since interviewing independent publisher Andrew Steves of... [Listen to this podcast]

Joy Harjo: Crazy Brave – A Memoir Joy Harjo: Crazy Brave – A Memoir

978-0-393-34543-8 – W.W. Norton – paperback – 176 pages – $14.95 (eBook versions available at lower prices) Joy Harjo has been one of my poet heroes for a really long time. I have been reading her poems for so many years I have lost count. Her writing... [Listen to this podcast]

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Publishing Talks - About Publishing

David Wilk interviews John Ingram of Ingram Content Group David Wilk interviews John Ingram of Ingram Content Group

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 Robert Pennoyer about the Whiting Awards David Wilk interviews Robert Pennoyer about the Whiting Awards

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 Talks with Wendy Burk of the University of Arizona Poetry Center David Wilk Talks with Wendy Burk of the University of Arizona Poetry Center

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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