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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

Sara Matthiesen on Bernie’s Feminism & Helaine Olen on Joe Biden’s Record on Social Security

1/23/2020
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Helaine Olen talks about Social Security as an issue in the 2020 presidential campaign & Sara Matheissen says Bernie could be the first feminist president. The post Sara Matthiesen on Bernie’s Feminism & Helaine Olen on Joe Biden’s Record on Social Security appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:19

Alyss Thomas, THE JOURNAL WRITER’S COMPANION & Gareth St. John Thomas, FINDING TRUE CONNECTIONS

1/18/2020
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Alyss Thomas on The Journal Writer’s Companion & Gareth St. John Thomas discusses Finding True Connections. The post Alyss Thomas, THE JOURNAL WRITER’S COMPANION & Gareth St. John Thomas, FINDING TRUE CONNECTIONS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:04

An Hour With WWII Spymaster Fiction Master Alan Furst

1/10/2020
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Spy novelist Alan Furst talks about his latest book, Under Occupation, &.his previous novels, Spies of the Balkans and The Foreign Correspondent. The post An Hour With WWII Spymaster Fiction Master Alan Furst appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:21:43

New Year’s Looks Back: William Greider, Harold Bloom, Peter Yarrow, Rev. William Barber

1/2/2020
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We remember William Greider & Harold Bloom and we hear from Peter Yarrow and the Rev. William Barber The post New Year’s Looks Back: William Greider, Harold Bloom, Peter Yarrow, Rev. William Barber appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:38

Writer’s Voice Ten Best of 2019

12/26/2019
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Ten Best of 2019 with excerpts from the top four: David Treuer, Lori Gottlieb, Eve Ensler, Cory Doctorow. The post Writer’s Voice Ten Best of 2019 appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:17

Nathan Robinson, WHY YOU SHOULD BE A SOCIALIST & Michael Klare

12/19/2019
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Nathan J. Robinson talks about his new book, Why You Should Be A Socialist and energy and conflict analyst Michael Klare tells us how the US military will have to change in the face of the climate catastrophe. The post Nathan Robinson, WHY YOU SHOULD BE A SOCIALIST & Michael Klare appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Richard Louv, OUR WILD CALLING & Carl Safina, BEYOND WORDS

12/5/2019
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Richard Louv of nature deficit fame talks about his new book, OUR WILD CALLING. And Carl Safina talks about his book BEYOND WORDS. The post Richard Louv, OUR WILD CALLING & Carl Safina, BEYOND WORDS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:21

Writers Voice: David Silverman, THIS LAND IS THEIR LAND & Native American scholar Marge Bruchac

11/28/2019
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The myth and reality of Thanksgiving: David Silverman, This Land Is Their Land. And Marge Bruchac on Thanksgiving from the Native point of view. The post Writers Voice: David Silverman, THIS LAND IS THEIR LAND & Native American scholar Marge Bruchac appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:12

Mimi Lemay, What We Will Become & Senator Sherrod Brown, Desk 88

11/21/2019
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We talk with Mimi Lemay about her memoir, What We Will Become: A Mother, a Son, and a Journey of Transformation. Then, Senator Sherrod Brown talks about his new book, Desk 88: Eight Progressive Senators Who Changed America. The post Mimi Lemay, What We Will Become & Senator Sherrod Brown, Desk 88 appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:56

Paul Theroux, ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES

11/14/2019
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We spend the hour with legendary travel writer and novelist Paul Theroux, talking about his latest book, ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES: A Mexican Journey. We also hear a poem by Javier Sicilia. The post Paul Theroux, ON THE PLAIN OF SNAKES appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:34

Monique Morris, SING A RHYTHM, DANCE A BLUES & Ben Ehrenreich on the California Wildfires

11/7/2019
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Monique Morris discusses her book Sing a Rhythm, Dance a Blues: Education for the Liberation of Black and Brown Girls. Ben Ehrenreich talks about his article in the Nation, "California Is Burning—Nationalize PG&E." The post Monique Morris, SING A RHYTHM, DANCE A BLUES & Ben Ehrenreich on the California Wildfires appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:42

Amitav Ghosh, GUN ISLAND & Aarti Shahani, HERE WE ARE

11/3/2019
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Amitav Ghosh talks about his new novel, Gun Island. Then, NPR-correspondent Aarti Shahani tells us about her stunning memoir of immigration to America: Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares. The post Amitav Ghosh, GUN ISLAND & Aarti Shahani, HERE WE ARE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:30

Ryan Grim, WE’VE GOT PEOPLE & Jeet Heer on the Dems

10/24/2019
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Ryan Grim talks about his book on the progressive movement, We've Got People. Also, Jeet Heer of the Nation on the Dem debate. The post Ryan Grim, WE’VE GOT PEOPLE & Jeet Heer on the Dems appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:59:52

Virginia Eubanks, AUTOMATING INEQUALITY

10/18/2019
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Virginia Eubanks talks about her award-winning book Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. The post Virginia Eubanks, AUTOMATING INEQUALITY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:24

John Nichols on Impeachment, D.D. Guttenplan on Bernie-Warren & Les Leopold on Runaway Inequality

10/11/2019
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We talk with John Nichols of the Nation about impeachment, with D.D. Guttenplan about Bernie and Warren, Les Leopold about the current state of income and wealth inequality. The post John Nichols on Impeachment, D.D. Guttenplan on Bernie-Warren & Les Leopold on Runaway Inequality appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:09:29

James Hoggan, I’M RIGHT AND YOU’RE AN IDIOT & David Bollier, FREE, FAIR AND ALIVE

10/11/2019
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We talk with James Hoggan about I’m Right and You’re An Idiot. Then we talk with David Bollier about Free, Fair and Alive: The Insurgent Power of the Commons. The post James Hoggan, I’M RIGHT AND YOU’RE AN IDIOT & David Bollier, FREE, FAIR AND ALIVE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:04:20

Paul Rosalie THE GIRL AND THE TIGER & Jim Rousmaniere, WATER CONNECTIONS

9/26/2019
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We talk with naturalist, author, and award-winning wildlife filmmaker Paul Rosalie about his novel The Girl And The Tiger. But first, we talk with journalist and historian Jim Rousmaniere about his book Water Connections. It's about the relationship of water to people and people to water. The post Paul Rosalie THE GIRL AND THE TIGER & Jim Rousmaniere, WATER CONNECTIONS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:04:50

Dan Werb, CITY OF OMENS & Michael Mann on the Youth Climate Movement

9/23/2019
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We talk with epidemiologist Dan Werb about his book, City of Omens: A Search for the Missing Women of the Borderlands. And climate scientist Michael Mann talks about the youth climate movement. The post Dan Werb, CITY OF OMENS & Michael Mann on the Youth Climate Movement appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:56:52

Paul Tough, THE YEARS THAT MATTER MOST & Kristina Rizga, MISSION HIGH

9/12/2019
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Paul Tough talks about how the higher education system reinforces inequality. His book is THE YEARS THAT MATTER MOST. And Kristina Rizga talks about her book MISSION HIGH. The post Paul Tough, THE YEARS THAT MATTER MOST & Kristina Rizga, MISSION HIGH appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:03

Cory Doctorow, RADICALIZED & MAKERS

9/5/2019
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We talk with sci fi novelist, blogger and technology activist, Cory Doctorow about two of his novels: Radicalized and Makers. The post Cory Doctorow, RADICALIZED & MAKERS appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:29