Writerscast - Author Interviews

Tom Shroder: The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived Tom Shroder: The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived

The Most Famous Writer Who Ever Lived: A True Story of My Family – Tom Shroder – Blue Rider Press – hardcover – 9780399174599 – 416 pages – $28 – published October 4, 2016 (ebook editions available at lower prices) Tom Shroder is... [Listen to this podcast]

Blume Lempel: Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories Blume Lempel: Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories

Oedipus in Brooklyn and Other Stories by Blume Lempel – Translated by Ellen Cassedy & Yermiyahu Ahron Taub – Mandel Vilar Press & Dryad Press – paperback – 9781942134213 – 240 pages – $16.95 (ebook versions available at lower... [Listen to this podcast]

Colin G. Calloway: The Victory with No Name Colin G. Calloway: The Victory with No Name

The Victory With No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army – Oxford University Press – paperback – 214 pages -978-0190614454 – $16.95 (ebook versions available at lower prices) I think it’s safe to say that most Americans have... [Listen to this podcast]

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Publishing Talks - About Publishing

David Wilk interviews publisher and poet Merrill Leffler David Wilk interviews publisher and poet Merrill Leffler

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. I’ve talked with many people about how publishing is evolving as our culture is affected... [Listen to this podcast]

David Wilk interviews poet and publisher Bill Corbett David Wilk interviews poet and publisher Bill Corbett

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 Peter Costanzo of Associated Press David Wilk interviews Peter Costanzo of Associated 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... [Listen to this podcast]

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Authors Voices - Live Readings

Clara Bingham reading from Witness to the Revolution Clara Bingham reading from Witness to the Revolution

Witness to the Revolution: Radicals, Resisters, Vets, Hippies, and the Year America Lost Its Mind and Found Its Soul 9780812993189 – Random House – Hardcover – $30 I interviewed Clara Bingham about her terrific and important book, Witness to the Revolution for Writerscast.... [Listen to this podcast]

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]

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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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