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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

Anna North OUTLAWED & Emily St. John Mandel, THE GLASS HOTEL

4/8/2021
Anna North tells us about her new novel OUTLAWED. It's a feminist western taking place in an alternate history American Old West. Then Emily St. John Mandel talks about her acclaimed new novel THE GLASS HOTEL. The post Anna North OUTLAWED & Emily St. John Mandel, THE GLASS HOTEL appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:28

Nancy Folbre, The Rise and Decline of Patriarchal Systems & Catherine Rothenberg & Lynne Segal, The Care Manifesto

4/1/2021
The crisis in care & how to solve it: Nancy Folbre,The Rise and Decline of Patriarchal Systems. Catherine Rothenberg & Lynn Segal, The Care Manifesto. The post Nancy Folbre, The Rise and Decline of Patriarchal Systems & Catherine Rothenberg & Lynne Segal, The Care Manifesto appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:13

Elizabeth Kolbert, UNDER A WHITE SKY & Ian Shive, THE LAST UNKNOWN

3/25/2021
Elizabeth Kolbert on Under A White Sky & Ian Shive discusses the nature documentary, The Last Unknown. The post Elizabeth Kolbert, UNDER A WHITE SKY & Ian Shive, THE LAST UNKNOWN appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:15

Suketu Mehta, THIS LAND IS OUR LAND & Lew Daly, FALSE SOLUTIONS

3/18/2021
Suketu Mehta talks about This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant Manifesto & Lew Daly discusses his report False Solutions. The post Suketu Mehta, THIS LAND IS OUR LAND & Lew Daly, FALSE SOLUTIONS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:03:08

Abdul El Sayed & Micah Johnson, MEDICARE FOR ALL: A Citizen’s Guide & Norton Juster Remembered

3/10/2021
Dr. Micah Johnson and Dr. Abdul El Sayed talk about their book, Medicare For All & we remember Norton Juster The post Abdul El Sayed & Micah Johnson, MEDICARE FOR ALL: A Citizen’s Guide & Norton Juster Remembered appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:48

Dean Spade, MUTUAL AID & Rachel Louise Snyder, NO VISIBLE BRUISES

3/4/2021
Dean Spade talks about his guide to Mutual Aid & Rachel Louise Snyder on her book No Visible Bruises The post Dean Spade, MUTUAL AID & Rachel Louise Snyder, NO VISIBLE BRUISES appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:05

Writer’s Voice: Jenny Offill, WEATHER & Ben Ehrenreich, DESERT NOTEBOOKS

2/25/2021
Jenny Offill talks about her cli-fi novel, Weather and Ben Ehrenreich tells us about Desert Notebooks. The post Writer’s Voice: Jenny Offill, WEATHER & Ben Ehrenreich, DESERT NOTEBOOKS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:21

Heather McGhee, THE SUM OF US & Michelle Commander, UNSUNG

2/18/2021
Heather McGhee talks about The Sum of Us: What Racism Costs Everyone And How We Can Prosper Together & Michelle Commander discusses UNSUNG: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition. The post Heather McGhee, THE SUM OF US & Michelle Commander, UNSUNG appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:57

Rebecca Sacks, CITY OF A THOUSAND GATES & Susan Abulhawa, The Blue Between Sky and Water

2/11/2021
Rebecca Sacks on her debut novel City of A Thousand Gates & Susan Abulhawa on The Blue Between Sky and Water. The post Rebecca Sacks, CITY OF A THOUSAND GATES & Susan Abulhawa, The Blue Between Sky and Water appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:31

Michael Mann, THE NEW CLIMATE WAR & John Nichols on Covid9 relief

2/4/2021
Michael Mann on The New Climate War & John Nichols on the COVID19 relief plan. The post Michael Mann, THE NEW CLIMATE WAR & John Nichols on Covid9 relief appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:18

Paul Pitcoff, COLD WAR SECRETS & Laura Levitt, THE OBJECTS THAT REMAIN

1/28/2021
We talk with Paul Pitcoff about Cold War Secrets & Laura Levitt talks about her memoir, The Objects That Remain. The post Paul Pitcoff, COLD WAR SECRETS & Laura Levitt, THE OBJECTS THAT REMAIN appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:11

Guido Girgenti, WINNING THE GREEN NEW DEAL & Ian Shive, REFUGE

1/21/2021
We talk with Guido Girgenti about Winning The Green New Deal & Ian Shive discusses Refuge: America’s Wildest Places. The post Guido Girgenti, WINNING THE GREEN NEW DEAL & Ian Shive, REFUGE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:01:34

Hugh Raffles, THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES & More

1/15/2021
Hugh Raffles talks about his new book, The Book Of Unconformities: Speculations On Lost Time. The post Hugh Raffles, THE BOOK OF UNCONFORMITIES & More appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:18

Meghan Herron, DECODING YOUR CAT & Amy Sutherland, RESCUING PENNY JANE

1/8/2021
Meghan Herron talks about Decoding Your Cat & Amy Sutherland discusses Rescuing Penny Jane The post Meghan Herron, DECODING YOUR CAT & Amy Sutherland, RESCUING PENNY JANE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:07

Michael Lerner, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE & A 2020 Look-back on Building Solidarity

12/31/2020
Rabbi Michael Lerner talks about Revolutionary Love & we air excerpts from some of our Best 2020 interviews. The post Michael Lerner, REVOLUTIONARY LOVE & A 2020 Look-back on Building Solidarity appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:10

Tamara Payne on Les Payne’s THE DEAD ARE ARISING

12/24/2020
We talk with Tamara Payne about her late father Les Payne’s acclaimed biography of Malcolm X, The Dead Are Arising. The post Tamara Payne on Les Payne’s THE DEAD ARE ARISING appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:37

Victoria Bond, ZORA AND ME & Irene Butter, SHORES BEYOND SHORES

12/17/2020
We talk with Victoria Bond about Zora and Me: The Summoner & Irene Butter on her memoir, Shores Beyond Shores. The post Victoria Bond, ZORA AND ME & Irene Butter, SHORES BEYOND SHORES appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:39

Tim Wise, DISPATCHES FROM THE RACE WAR & Mehrdad Azemun

12/10/2020
Tim Wise on his new book Dispatches From The Race War & Mehrdad Azemun on deep canvassing. The post Tim Wise, DISPATCHES FROM THE RACE WAR & Mehrdad Azemun appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:11

Could A “Weapon of Mass Connection” win Georgia for the Dems?

12/8/2020
Mehrdad Azemun of People's Action discusses Deep Canvassing The post Could A “Weapon of Mass Connection” win Georgia for the Dems? appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:17:49

Jess Walter, THE COLD MILLIONS & Lara Vapnek, REBEL GIRL

12/3/2020
We talk with novelist Jess Walter about THE COLD MILLIONS & with biographer Lara Vapnek about REBEL GIRL The post Jess Walter, THE COLD MILLIONS & Lara Vapnek, REBEL GIRL appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:31