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A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.

A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.
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Location:

Amherst, MA

Description:

A weekly radio show about writing and writers in western New England.

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Menno Schilthuizen, DARWIN COMES TO TOWN & George Kourounis, ANGRY PLANET

4/19/2018
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Menno Schilthuizen talks about his book Darwin Comes To Town. Then, adventurer George Kourounis tells us about the revival of his TV series Angry Planet. The post Menno Schilthuizen, DARWIN COMES TO TOWN & George Kourounis, ANGRY PLANET appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Philip Schultz, LUXURY (Full Interview)

4/13/2018
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Poet Philip Schultz talks with Writer's Voice about his latest poetry collection, Luxury. The post Philip Schultz, LUXURY (Full Interview) appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:38:13

Mark Hertsgaard, How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe & Philip Schultz, LUXURY

4/12/2018
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Philip Schultz talks about his latest poetry collection, Luxury. Mark Hertsgaard tells us about how Big Wireless made us think cell phones are safe, and Kathryn Levy reads her poem "In The Garden." The post Mark Hertsgaard, How Big Wireless Made Us Think That Cell Phones Are Safe & Philip Schultz, LUXURY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Ronen Bergman, RISE AND KILL FIRST & Norman Finkelstein GAZA

4/4/2018
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We talk with Ronen Bergman about his book Rise and Kill First:The Secret History of Israel's Targeted Assassinations. Then, Norman Finkelstein discusses his book, Gaza: An Inquest Into Its Martyrdom. The post Ronen Bergman, RISE AND KILL FIRST & Norman Finkelstein GAZA appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Sarah Zaske, ACHTUNG BABY & Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, THE DEEPEST WELL

3/22/2018
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Sarah Zaske talks about her book Achtung Baby: An American Mom on the German Art of Raising Self-Reliant Children. Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris discusses her book The Deepest Well: Healing the Long-Term Effects of Childhood Adversity. The post Sarah Zaske, ACHTUNG BABY & Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, THE DEEPEST WELL appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:55

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, LOADED & Gregg Levine on Fukushima Daichi Radiation

3/16/2018
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Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz tells us about her new book, Loaded: A Disarming History of the Second Amendment. Then Gregg Levine discusses his special investigation for The Nation Magazine "Seven Years on, Sailors Exposed to Fukushima Radiation Seek Their Day in Court." The post Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, LOADED & Gregg Levine on Fukushima Daichi Radiation appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:59

Gregg Levine, “7 Years on, Sailors Exposed to Fukushima Radiation Seek Their Day in Court”

3/12/2018
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Journalist Gregg Levine talks about his investigative piece for the Nation Magazine, “7 Years on, Sailors Exposed to Fukushima Radiation Seek Their Day in Court." The post Gregg Levine, “7 Years on, Sailors Exposed to Fukushima Radiation Seek Their Day in Court” appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:14:05

Francis Moore Lappé & Adam Eichen, Daring Democracy

3/9/2018
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Francis Moore Lappé and Adam Eichen talk about their book Daring Democracy. Also Eichen and Rabbi Michael Pollack talk about the March on Harrisburg. The post Francis Moore Lappé & Adam Eichen, Daring Democracy appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:19

Carey Gillam, WHITEWASH & Philip Ackerman-Leist, A PRECAUTIONARY TALE

3/1/2018
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Carey Gillam talks about Whitewash: The Story of a Weedkiller, Cancer and the Corruption of Science and Philip Ackerman-Leist discusses A Precautionary Tale: How One Small Town Banned Pesticides, Preserved Its Food Heritage, and Inspired a Movement. The post Carey Gillam, WHITEWASH & Philip Ackerman-Leist, A PRECAUTIONARY TALE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:37

Tara Whitsitt, Fermentation on Wheels & Katherine Harvey, The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook.

2/22/2018
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Tara Whitsitt talks all things fermentation: sauerkraut, kimchee, kombucha and more. Her book is Fermentation on Wheels. Then we re-air our interview with Katherine Harvey about The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook. The post Tara Whitsitt, Fermentation on Wheels & Katherine Harvey, The Bare Bones Broth Cookbook. appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:31

Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Peculiar Ground & Morgan Babst, The Floating World

2/15/2018
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Lucy Hughes-Hallett tells us about her novel Peculiar Ground and Morgan Babst discusses her novel The Floating World. The post Lucy Hughes-Hallett, Peculiar Ground & Morgan Babst, The Floating World appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:01

Daniel Ellsberg, THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE & Michael Klare on Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review

2/9/2018
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Daniel Ellsberg talks about his book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. Then Michael Klare discusses his post "Trump's Nuclear Posture Review: Back to Armageddon." The post Daniel Ellsberg, THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE & Michael Klare on Trump’s Nuclear Posture Review appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Ashley Dawson On Inequality & Climate Change

2/1/2018
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Ashley Dawson talks about his book Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change The post Ashley Dawson On Inequality & Climate Change appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:05:36

Rob Okun, on #MeToo VOICE MALE & Ursula K. Le Guin UNREAL AND REAL

1/26/2018
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We air part of our 2014 interview with Rob Okun about his book, Voice Male: The Untold Story of the Pro-Feminist Men’s Movement, which is out in a new edition. But first we talk with Okun about #MeToo and #TimesUp — and how men can support that movement. Then the pioneering science fiction writer Ursula K. Le Guin died on January 23. We air our 2012 interview with her about her anthology The Unreal And The Real. The post Rob Okun, on #MeToo VOICE MALE & Ursula K. Le Guin UNREAL AND REAL...

Duration:00:59:01

Carl Safina Talks About Offshore Oil & Gas Drilling, Then & Now

1/18/2018
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Carl Safina talks about Trump's plan for offshore oil and gas drilling and we re-air our 2011 interview with Safina about his book A Sea In Flames. The post Carl Safina Talks About Offshore Oil & Gas Drilling, Then & Now appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:14

Brian Platzer, BED-STUY IS BURNING & Peter Moskowitz, HOW TO KILL A CITY

1/11/2018
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Brian Platzer talks about his novel Bed-Stuy is Burning & Peter Moskowitz discusses his book, How to Kill a City: Gentrification, Inequality, and the Fight for the Neighborhood. The post Brian Platzer, BED-STUY IS BURNING & Peter Moskowitz, HOW TO KILL A CITY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:02

First PEER/NYPAN Candidates Forum: David Pechefsky & Vivian Viloria-Fischer

1/11/2018
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First PEER/NYPAN Candidates Forum: David Pechefsky & Vivian Viloria-Fischer The post First PEER/NYPAN Candidates Forum: David Pechefsky & Vivian Viloria-Fischer appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:34:39

Katherine Paterson, MY BRIGADISTA YEAR & Jessica Yu, GARDEN OF THE LOST AND ABANDONED

1/5/2018
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Newberry Medalist Katherine Paterson talks about her new YA novel, My Brigadista Year, about the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign and its teenage heroes. Then, Jessica Yu talks about her book Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves. The post Katherine Paterson, MY BRIGADISTA YEAR & Jessica Yu, GARDEN OF THE LOST AND ABANDONED appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:00

Jeff Goodell, THE WATER WILL COME & Lynn Zinser, Climate Liability News

12/28/2017
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Jeff Goodell talks about The Water Will Come: Rising Seas, Sinking Cities, and the Remaking of the Civilized World. Then we talk with Lynn Zinser of the nonprofit journalism website Climate Liability News about the legal implications of climate change. The post Jeff Goodell, THE WATER WILL COME & Lynn Zinser, Climate Liability News appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:44

What You Need To Know: Climate Scientist Robert Kopp Discusses New Findings on Sea Level Rise

12/16/2017
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Dr. Robert Kopp discusses the new report he co-authored that doubles projections of sea level rise if we fail to cut carbon emissions to zero by 2050. The post What You Need To Know: Climate Scientist Robert Kopp Discusses New Findings on Sea Level Rise appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:16:15

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