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An entertaining and informative weekly radio show featuring the
brightest literary minds in publishing.
Take a short trot through these witty and clever minds
while they discuss books and publishing.
Listen to editor and host Kate Sullivan asking "those questions" and each week
enjoy the quick banter and snappy patter of great authors, editors,
booksellers, and publishing executives.


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Nancy Horan, author of Loving Frank
Nancy Horan
Loving Frank

Featured Interviews


Upcoming Radio Broadcast Interviews

:: Author Nancy Horan :: Loving Frank
:: Author Joseph Skibell :: A Blessing on the Moon
:: Author Michael C. White:: Soulcatcher
:: Author Franz Wisner :: Honeymoon With My Brother

:: Literary Agent Jeff Kleinman :: Debut Authors
:: Author Shelley Singer :: Blackjack (Lee Singer)
:: Elizabeth Gaffney :: Metropolis - a novel
:: Author David Leavitt :: The Indian Clerk

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We'll send you a two-minute excerpt from our NPR program at no charge (yes, that means the excerpt is free, oh joy!). If you like it, we'll bill you $9.95 plus $3.00 shipping and handling through PayPal and ship the CD of the full program to you by snail mail. If you prefer, we'll send you the downloadable MP3 without the shipping charge. These interviews are full of surprising insights into each writer's life and you'll enjoy listening to these witty and bright literary minds talk about how they write, how they got published, what publishers and editors they enjoy working with, and the inside scoop on author tours.

Summer Interviews

:: Oprah-Pick Author Connie May Fowler - Murmur Lee
:: Author Michael Gannon - Florida in 40 Minutes
:: Author Roy Peter Clark - Writing Tools
:: Author Janet Burroway - Writing Fiction
:: Diet and Fitness Author Dr. Donald Fox
:: Author Jon Wilson - Non-Fiction
:: Author Rosalie Peck - Non-Fiction
:: Author Robert Plunkett - Various Novels
:: Author Peter Meinke - The Contracted World
:: Book Editor Margo Hammond - On Writing
:: Book Editor and Author Diane Marcou - VA Writing Project


Author Joseph Skibell, A Blessing on the Moon

Joseph Skibell
A Blessing on the Moon

Poet Peter Meinke, Unheard Music

Author Peter Meinke
Unheard Music

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Author Roy Peter Clark, Writing Tools

Roy Peter Clark

  :: Roy Peter Clark , author of a recently released book Writing Tools, is vice president of the Poynter Institute for Media Studies, a school for journalists and a company that owns controlling interest in a Tampa Bay newspaper, St. Petersburg Times. He is the author many non-fiction books and founding director of the National Writers Workshops.

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Peter Meinke, poet and author


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 was released this year, along with Unheard Music. Check back for the WordSmitten podcast of this radio broadcast.





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