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Talking to writers about matters that move us

Talking to writers about matters that move us

Location:

Amherst, MA

Description:

Talking to writers about matters that move us

Language:

English

Contact:

105 Campus Center University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 01003 413-545-2875


Episodes

Omolola Ogunyemi, JOLLOF RICE AND OTHER REVOLUTIONS & Noviolet Bulaweyo, GLORY

12/1/2022
We talk with two emerging feminist novelists from the African continent, Omolola Ijeoma Ogunyemi and NoViolet Bulaweyo. The post Omolola Ogunyemi, JOLLOF RICE AND OTHER REVOLUTIONS & Noviolet Bulaweyo, GLORY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:00

Douglas Rushkoff, SURVIVAL OF THE RICHEST & Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK

11/17/2022
Douglas Rushkoff discusses his book, Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires. Tyson Yunkaporta talks about Indigenous thinking. His book is Sand Talk. The post Douglas Rushkoff, SURVIVAL OF THE RICHEST & Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:23:38

Kirk Wallace Johnson, THE FISHERMAN AND THE DRAGON & Diane Wilson, AN UNREASONABLE WOMAN

11/9/2022
We hear about a small town on the Texas coast set on fire by hatred, xenophobia, and ecological disaster— and the woman who fought to save it. The post Kirk Wallace Johnson, THE FISHERMAN AND THE DRAGON & Diane Wilson, AN UNREASONABLE WOMAN appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:27

Laura Kaplan, JANE & Helen Shiller, DARING TO STRUGGLE, DARING TO WIN

11/3/2022
Laura Kaplan tells us about the legendary abortion service Jane and Helen Shiller talks about organizing for social justice. The post Laura Kaplan, JANE & Helen Shiller, DARING TO STRUGGLE, DARING TO WIN appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:06

Philip Schultz, COMFORTS OF THE ABYSS & Carey Gillam on Paraquat and Parkinson’s

10/27/2022
Philip Schultz talks about his book Comforts of the Abyss & investigative journalist Carey Gillam discusses the link between paraquat and Parkinsons. The post Philip Schultz, COMFORTS OF THE ABYSS & Carey Gillam on Paraquat and Parkinson’s appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:15

Emi Nietfield, ACCEPTANCE & Anthony Horowitz, MAGPIE MURDERS

10/20/2022
Emi Nietfield talks about her powerful memoir, Acceptance. And we re-play our 2017 conversation with Magpie Murders author Anthony Horowitz as PBS Mystery airs the his TV adaptation. The post Emi Nietfield, ACCEPTANCE & Anthony Horowitz, MAGPIE MURDERS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Antonio Padilla, FANTASTIC NUMBERS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM & Poet Richard Wilbur (Encore)

10/13/2022
We talk with theoretical physicist Antonio Padilla about FANTASTIC NUMBERS. And we replay our 2009 interview with poet Richard Wilbur. The post Antonio Padilla, FANTASTIC NUMBERS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM & Poet Richard Wilbur (Encore) appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:36:49

Steve Hendricks, THE OLDEST CURE IN THE WORLD & Millie Kerr, WILDER

10/6/2022
Steve Hendricks talks about fasting. His book is The Oldest Cure in the World. Then, Millie Kerr discusses Wilder. It's about rewilding efforts around the world. The post Steve Hendricks, THE OLDEST CURE IN THE WORLD & Millie Kerr, WILDER appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Marianne Williamson, A POLITICS OF LOVE & Rabbi Michael Lerner, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE

9/29/2022
We talk with Marianne Williamson about her book, A Politics of Love. Then Rabbi Michael Lerner tells us about his book, Revolutionary Love. The post Marianne Williamson, A POLITICS OF LOVE & Rabbi Michael Lerner, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:33

Abdulrazak Gurnah, AFTERLIVES & R.F. Kuang, BABEL

9/22/2022
Nobel Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah talks about his novel Afterlives. R.F. Kuang tells us about her fantasy/slash/alternate history novel, Babel. The post Abdulrazak Gurnah, AFTERLIVES & R.F. Kuang, BABEL appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:18

Octavio Solis, RETABLOS & Freya Sampson, THE LOST TICKET

9/16/2022
We talk with Octavio Solis about his short story collection about the southern border, Retablos. And Freya Sampson tells us about her novel The Lost Ticket. The post Octavio Solis, RETABLOS & Freya Sampson, THE LOST TICKET appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:29

Bill McKibben, THE FLAG, THE CROSS and the STATION WAGON & Sarah Thankam Mathews, ALL THIS COULD BE DIFFERENT

9/8/2022
Bill McKibben talks about his new book, The Flag, The Cross And The Station Wagon. And Sarah Thankam Mathews tells us about her debut novel, All This Could Be Different. The post Bill McKibben, THE FLAG, THE CROSS and the STATION WAGON & Sarah Thankam Mathews, ALL THIS COULD BE DIFFERENT appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:07

Dolen Perkins-Valdez, TAKE MY HAND & Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, THE LOVE SONGS OF W.E.B. DUBOIS

9/2/2022
Dolen Perkins Valdez talks about her novel Take My Hand. Also, rebroadcast of interview with Honorée Fanonne Jeffers about The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois. The post Dolen Perkins-Valdez, TAKE MY HAND & Honorée Fanonne Jeffers, THE LOVE SONGS OF W.E.B. DUBOIS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:11

Keri Blakinger, CORRECTIONS IN INK & Eve Karlin, TRACK 61

8/25/2022
Keri Blakinger talks about her powerful prison memoir, Corrections In Ink. Then, Eve Karlin tells us about her historical novel Track 61. The post Keri Blakinger, CORRECTIONS IN INK & Eve Karlin, TRACK 61 appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:20

Writer’s Voice: Mohsin Hamid, THE LAST WHITE MAN & Omar El Akkad, WHAT STRANGE PARADISE

8/19/2022
Mohsin Hamid tells us about his novel The Last White Man & Omar El Akkad on his novel What Strange Paradise. The post Writer’s Voice: Mohsin Hamid, THE LAST WHITE MAN & Omar El Akkad, WHAT STRANGE PARADISE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:01:17

Bruce Holsinger, THE DISPLACEMENTS & Elizabeth Cripps, WHAT CLIMATE JUSTICE MEANS AND WHY WE SHOULD CARE

8/12/2022
Bruce Holsinger tells us about his novel, The Displacements. Then, moral philosopher Elizabeth Cripps talks about her book, What Climate Justice Means and Why We Should Care. The post Bruce Holsinger, THE DISPLACEMENTS & Elizabeth Cripps, WHAT CLIMATE JUSTICE MEANS AND WHY WE SHOULD CARE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:18

Mary Pipher, A LIFE IN LIGHT & Anita Barrows, THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS

8/4/2022
We talk to Mary Pipher about A Life In Light: Meditations On Impermanence. And Anita Barros talks with us about her novel, The Language of Birds. The post Mary Pipher, A LIFE IN LIGHT & Anita Barrows, THE LANGUAGE OF BIRDS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:02:12

James Bridle, WAYS OF BEING & Sy Montgomery, THE HAWK’S WAY

7/28/2022
James Bridle tells us about his book, Ways of Being: Animals, Plants, Machines: The Search for A Planetary Intelligence. And Sy Montgomery talks about her new book, The Hawk’s Way. The post James Bridle, WAYS OF BEING & Sy Montgomery, THE HAWK’S WAY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:57

Ari Rabin-Havt, THE FIGHTING SOUL & Chuck Rocha, TÍO BERNIE

7/21/2022
We talk with Ari Rabin-Havt about his campaign memoir, The Fighting Soul: On The Road With Bernie Sanders. Then we excerpt our 2020 interview with Chuck Rocha about his book, Tío Bernie. The post Ari Rabin-Havt, THE FIGHTING SOUL & Chuck Rocha, TÍO BERNIE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:21

Jim Shepard, PHASE SIX & Cob Carlson, THE GREATEST RADIO STATION IN THE WORLD

7/14/2022
Jim Shepard talks about his novel Phase Six. Then Cob Carlson tells us about his new documentary, The Greatest Radio Station In The World. The post Jim Shepard, PHASE SIX & Cob Carlson, THE GREATEST RADIO STATION IN THE WORLD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:45