Writerscast - Author Interviews

Phillip Lopate: A Mother’s Tale Phillip Lopate: A Mother’s Tale

A Mother’s Tale – Phillip Lopate – Mad River Books (Ohio State University Press) – Hardcover – 9780814213315 – 196 pages – $24.95 – ebook versions available at slightly lower prices – January 12, 2017 It might be said that... [Listen to this podcast]

Bill Schubart: Lila and Theron (A Novel) Bill Schubart: Lila and Theron (A Novel)

Lila and Theron (A Novel) – Bill Schubart – Charles Michael Publishing – Hardcover — 9781682613566 – 192 pages- $19.95 – ebook versions available at lower prices – June 6, 2017 This small book is short and sweet in a very good way. Through... [Listen to this podcast]

Christopher Benfey: Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay Christopher Benfey: Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay

Red Brick, Black Mountain, White Clay: Reflections on Art, Family, and Survival – Christopher Benfey – Penguin – paperback – 9780143122852 – 304 pages – $16.00 – ebook versions available at lower prices – February 26, 2013 I... [Listen to this podcast]

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Publishing Talks - About Publishing

David Wilk interviews Russell Banks about Lillabulero magazine David Wilk interviews Russell Banks about Lillabulero magazine

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

David Wilk interviews Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn David Wilk interviews Joanna Penn of The Creative Penn

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

David Wilk interviews Steve Clay of Granary Books David Wilk interviews Steve Clay of Granary 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

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

Aharon Appelfeld has passed away Aharon Appelfeld has passed away

The New York Times reported that the wonderful Israeli novelist Aharon Appelfeld passed away on January 4. I had the great pleasure to interview Appelfeld about the novel Blooms of Darkness for Writerscast in 2010. You can listen to that conversation here. Appelfeld was... [Read this article]

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]

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