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Author and Biographer Laurence Bergreen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best-selling author Connie May Fowler

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author Biographer
Historian
Laurence
Bergreen

(credit photo:
Sigrid Estrada)


 

Author
Connie May Fowler

 

 

 


Author
Joseph
Skibell

 

Upcoming Radio Broadcast Interviews

Tune in to the fun. Listen to the live and archived radio broadcasts and podcasts for great writing tips. Outstanding authors talk candidly about the writing life.

 

 Click on these shows to hear lively and informative interviews.
Each tab (below) is a new show.
We'll surprise you with the guest's name after the introduction.

   

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~Nicole Galland
Crossed

~Natalie Goldberg
Writing Down the Bones:
Freeing the Writer Within

~Sana Krasikov
One More Year
~Fiona Maazel
Last Last Chance
~Jeff Pearlman
Boys Will Be Boys
~William Winokur
The Perfect Game
~Peter Manseau
Vows

~ Thisbe Nissen
Osprey Island and
The Good People of New York
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Diane Leslie
Fleur De Leigh in Exile

~Nancy Horan
Loving Frank
~Joseph Skibell
A Blessing on the Moon
~Michael C. White
Soul Catcher
~Shelley Singer (aka Lee Singer)
Blackjack
~Elizabeth Gaffney
Metropolis - a novel
~David Leavitt
The Indian Clerk

:::::::::::::: Special Guests

~Tampa Mayor Pam Iorio
Mayor's Book Talk
~Editor-in-Chief Sara Nelson
Publishers Weekly
~Book Publicist Scott Manning
Representing Mark Bowden (Black Hawk Down)
and P.J. O'Rourke (CEO of the Sofa)


 

    :: Recent Interviews ::

Author
Jeff Pearlman
and his Little Pumpkin

  :: Jeff Pearlman,author and sportswriter, is a columnist with ESPN2 and a former contributor to Sports Illustrated. He is the author many non-fiction books including "Boys Will Be Boys" and "Love Me Hate Me." Jeff lives and works in New York and relies on his wife and two children to keep him off the bad boys lists.

 

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Book Editor
Margo Hammond

  :: Margo Hammond, founder of the Festival of Books, co-author and commentator with Book Babes.com blog, and former book editor of the St. Petersburg Times.  
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Author
and
Poet
Peter Meinke

 

:: Peter Meinke, author and poet.
Winner of the Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction.

His new book, The Contracted World, an award-winning new edition that was released this year, is one of his best. Check back for the WordSmitten podcast of this radio broadcast.

 

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Editor
Tom Valeo

  ::Tom Valeo, editor, writer, and founder of The Existential Memoirist. :: A freelance health and science writer, Tom writes a column on aging for the St. Petersburg Times and contributes regularly to WebMD. He was a theater critic in Chicago for 15 years and a founding editor of two Chicago-based magazines devoted to arts and culture. Visit www.existentialmemoir.com

 

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