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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

Kathryn Miles, TRAILED & SUPERSTORM

6/23/2022
We talk with Kathryn Miles about her books, Trailed and Superstorm The post Kathryn Miles, TRAILED & SUPERSTORM appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:27

Jackie Higgins, SENTIENT & Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD

6/16/2022
Jackie Higgins talks about her book, Sentient & Carl Safina discusses Becoming Wild. The post Jackie Higgins, SENTIENT & Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:01:54

Rebecca Wragg Sykes, KINDRED

6/10/2022
We talk with Rebecca Wragg Sykes about her bestselling book, Kindred: Neanderthal Life, Love, Death and Art. The post Rebecca Wragg Sykes, KINDRED appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:37

Antonio Scurati, M & Tsering Yangzom Lama, WE MEASURE THE EARTH WITH OUR BODIES

6/2/2022
Antonio Scurati talks about M: Son of the Century & Tsering Yangzom Lama discusses her novel We Measure The Earth With Our Bodies The post Antonio Scurati, M & Tsering Yangzom Lama, WE MEASURE THE EARTH WITH OUR BODIES appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:02:22

Philip Dray, A LYNCHING AT PORT JERVIS & Natalie Haynes, PANDORA’S JAR

5/27/2022
Philip Dray talks about A Lynching at Port Jervis:Race and Reckoning in the Gilded Age. Then Natalie Haynes tells us about her feminist interpretation of the ancient Greek myths and plays. Her book is Pandora’s Jar: Women In The Greek Myths. The post Philip Dray, A LYNCHING AT PORT JERVIS & Natalie Haynes, PANDORA’S JAR appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:06:36

Mark Vonnegut, THE HEART OF CARING & Oliver Milman on Biden’s Carbon Bomb

5/19/2022
We talk with Mark Vonnegut about his memoir, THE HEART OF CARING & Oliver Milman on Biden's carbon bombs The post Mark Vonnegut, THE HEART OF CARING & Oliver Milman on Biden’s Carbon Bomb appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:30

Mark Follman, TRIGGER POINTS & Rachel Rear, CATCH THE SPARROW

5/12/2022
Mark Follman discusses Trigger Points, his book on preventing gun violence. Rachel Real talks about Catch The Sparrow, about her stepsister's murder. The post Mark Follman, TRIGGER POINTS & Rachel Rear, CATCH THE SPARROW appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:43

Catie Marron, BECOMING A GARDENER & Sharon Charde, I AM NOT A JUVENILE DELINQUENT

5/5/2022
Catie Marron on Becoming A Gardener & Sharon Charde on I Am Not A Juvenile Delinquent: How Poetry Changed a Group of At-Risk Young Women. The post Catie Marron, BECOMING A GARDENER & Sharon Charde, I AM NOT A JUVENILE DELINQUENT appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:46

Writer’s Voice: Frans de Waal, DIFFERENT & Richard Louv, OUR WILD CALLING

4/28/2022
Frans de Waal talks about Different: Gender Through The Eyes of a Primatologist and Richard Louv discusses Our Wild Calling. The post Writer’s Voice: Frans de Waal, DIFFERENT & Richard Louv, OUR WILD CALLING appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:12:40

Luma Mufleh, LEARNING AMERICA & Peter Kalmus, BEING THE CHANGE

4/21/2022
Lumah Mufleh on LEARNING AMERICA: One Woman's Fight for Educational Justice for Refugee Children. And for Earth Day Peter Kalmus discusses Being the Change. The post Luma Mufleh, LEARNING AMERICA & Peter Kalmus, BEING THE CHANGE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:04:42

NoViolet Bulaweyo, GLORY & Jennifer Haigh, MERCY STREET

4/13/2022
NoViolet Bulaweyo on her new novel Glory. And Jennifer Haigh discusses Mercy Street. The post NoViolet Bulaweyo, GLORY & Jennifer Haigh, MERCY STREET appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:27

Oliver Milman, THE INSECT CRISIS & more

3/31/2022
We talk with Oliver Milman about his book The Insect Crisis. Then, tips on pollinator pathways. The post Oliver Milman, THE INSECT CRISIS & more appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:36

Rosemary Sullivan, THE BETRAYAL OF ANNE FRANK

3/28/2022
We talk with Rosemary Sullivan about her book, The Betrayal of Anne Frank: A Cold Case Investigation. The post Rosemary Sullivan, THE BETRAYAL OF ANNE FRANK appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:02:28

Ali Noorani, CROSSING BORDERS & Andy Bowman, THE WEST TEXAS POWER PLANT THAT SAVED THE WORLD

3/24/2022
We talk with Ali Noorani about Crossing Borders: The Reconciliation of a Nation of Immigrants. Then, Andy Bowman tells us about how solar power is becoming the cheapest energy source. His book is The West Texas Power Plant That Saved The World. The post Ali Noorani, CROSSING BORDERS & Andy Bowman, THE WEST TEXAS POWER PLANT THAT SAVED THE WORLD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:07:40

John Nichols, CORONAVIRUS CRIMINALS AND PANDEMIC PROFITEERS

3/17/2022
We spend the hour with John Nichols talking about his latest book Coronavirus Criminals And Pandemic Profiteers. The post John Nichols, CORONAVIRUS CRIMINALS AND PANDEMIC PROFITEERS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:00

Lee Kravetz, THE LAST CONFESSIONS OF SYLVIA P.

3/10/2022
We talk with Lee Kravetz about his novel, The Last Confessions of Sylvia P. The post Lee Kravetz, THE LAST CONFESSIONS OF SYLVIA P. appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:26

Dana Thomas, FASHIONOPOLIS & Michael Klare on Russia and geopolitics of energy

3/9/2022
We talk with journalist and author Dana Thomas about the Young Readers Edition of her book, Fashionopolis. Then, we air some clips from our 2008 interview with Michael Klare about war and energy. The post Dana Thomas, FASHIONOPOLIS & Michael Klare on Russia and geopolitics of energy appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Donald Cohen, THE PRIVATIZATION OF EVERYTHING

2/24/2022
We talk with Donald Cohen about his book The Privatization of Everything: How the Plunder of Public Goods Transformed America and How We Can Fight Back. The post Donald Cohen, THE PRIVATIZATION OF EVERYTHING appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:57

Malinda Lo, LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB & Syed Masood, THE BAD MUSLIM DISCOUNT

2/17/2022
We talk with Malinda Lo about her YA historical romance novel Last Night At The Telegraph Club. Then Syed Masood tells us about his new novel, The Bad Muslim Discount. The post Malinda Lo, LAST NIGHT AT THE TELEGRAPH CLUB & Syed Masood, THE BAD MUSLIM DISCOUNT appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:05

Elizabeth George, SOMETHING TO HIDE & DaMaris Hill, A BOUND WOMAN IS A DANGEROUS THING

2/10/2022
Mystery master Elizabeth George explores FGM in SOMETHING TO HIDE & DaMaris Hill talks about her narrative poem A BOUND WOMAN IS A DANGEROUS THING (Black History Month) The post Elizabeth George, SOMETHING TO HIDE & DaMaris Hill, A BOUND WOMAN IS A DANGEROUS THING appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:43