Lois Leveen talks about her novel, The Secrets of Mary Bowser. It’s based on the remarkable true story of Mary Bowser, a freed slave who became a Union spy right inside the Confederate White House. And Eve LaPlante talks about her terrific new book, MARMEE AND LOUISA. It’s about the powerful relationship between Louisa May Alcott and her mother.
Articles Tagged ‘ Fiction ’
August 22nd, 2012
Linda McCullough Moore talks about her short story collection, THIS ROAD WILL TAKE US CLOSER TO THE MOON & we air a 2010 interview with Marisa Silver about her short story collection, ALONE WITH YOU.
July 17th, 2012
Andrew Nagorsky talks about his book, HITLERLAND, a first-ever account of the American eyewitnesses to Hitler’s rise to power. And novelist Jonathan Rabb discusses his latest in the Chief Inspector Nikolai Hoffner series, THE SECOND SON. It’s about a Berlin detective in the midst of the Spanish Civil War.
May 23rd, 2012
Sadie Jones talks about her Edwardian comedy, THE UNINVITED GUESTS. And Sabina Murray discusses her collection of historical short stories about explorers, exploiters and adventurers, TALES OF THE NEW WORLD.
October 6th, 2011
Russell Banks talks his acclaimed new novel, LOST MEMORY OF SKIN; Michael Wojtech tells how to identify trees BARK and novelist Valerie Martin weighs in on writing fiction.
February 2nd, 2011
Translator Peter Filkins talks about H.G. Adler’s PANORAMA. Set in the vanished world of pre-war Bohemia, it follows the young Joseph from childhood in Prague to adulthood in the concentration camps. Also, Filkins talks about Adler’s THE JOURNEY. And we preview next week’s show.
November 13th, 2010
An encore episode with Nigerian writer Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie about her story collection THE THING AROUND YOUR NECK. And poet Honor Moore reads from and tells us about POEMS FROM THE WOMEN’S MOVEMENT.
August 2nd, 2010
Mystery writer James Lee Burke talks about his latest novel in the Dave Robicheaux series, THE GLASS RAINBOW. And poet Doug Anderson reads two poems.
July 7th, 2010
Writers Voice spends the hour with fiction writer Marisa Silver, talking about the craft of writing, her new collection of short stories ALONE WITH YOU and her 2008 novel, GOD OF WAR.