Authors on the Air Global Radio Network


The Authors on the Air Global Radio Network is an international digital media corporation featuring radio talk shows, podcasts, & book reviewers. We are interested in speaking to writers in all genres and other creative people.


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The Authors on the Air Global Radio Network is an international digital media corporation featuring radio talk shows, podcasts, & book reviewers. We are interested in speaking to writers in all genres and other creative people.






50: ForensicsForCrimeWriters:Coroner

This is a new series of podcasts that I’ve titled Forensics For Crime Writers. In it, I will talk about various aspects of forensic science and how it might be used in crime fiction. The first episode deals with the coroner. Hope you find it useful. SHOW NOTES:


Episode 75: Zibby Owens Talks books, Books, BOOKS!

Zibby Owens is an author, podcaster, publisher, CEO, and mother of four. She is the founder of Zibby Owens Media, a privately-held media company designed to help busy people live their best lives by connecting to books and each other. The three divisions include Zibby Books, a publishing house for fiction and memoir, Zcast, a podcast network powered by Acast including Zibby’s award-winning podcast Moms Don’t Have Time to Read Books, and Moms Don’t Have Time To, a new content and community...


Bestselling thriller writer Brian Freeman discusses THE ZERO NIGHT with Terrence McCauley

Brian Freeman writes psychological thrillers that have been sold in 46 countries and 22 languages. His novel SPILLED BLOOD won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the annual Thriller Awards, and his novel THE BURYING PLACE was a finalist for the same award. His novel THE DEEP, DEEP SNOW was a finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Paperback Original. #podcast #author #interview #authors #BrianFreeman #SpiesLiesandPrivateEyesPodcast #authorsontheair #podcast #podcaster #authors #authorsofig...


Interview with Award-winning Author Ritu Anand

In this interview, Tracy sits down with award-winning author, Ritu Anand to discuss her heartwarming children's book, Kara's Dreams. Ritu Anand draws her inspiration from nature around her and her scripture – Sri Guru Granth Sahibjee. When she sat down to write Kara’s Dreams, her pen flowed its ink onto paper, as a river floods its banks. The beautiful verse within the scripture that guided her story provides – Pavan Guru, Paani Pita, Mata Dharadh Mahat, Divas Raat Duii Dayee Daya, Khaileh...


Benjamin Stevenson: EVERYONE IN MY FAMILY HAS KILLED SOMEONE - with Kristopher Zgorski

Benjamin Stevenson is an award-winning stand-up comedian and author. His first novel, Greenlight, was shortlisted for the Ned Kelly Award for Best Debut Crime Fiction, and his second novel, Either Side of Midnight, was shortlisted for the International Thriller Writers Award for Best Original Paperback. Knives Out and Clue meet Agatha Christie and The Thursday Murder Club in this fiendishly clever blend of classic and modern murder mystery. Everyone in my family has killed someone. Some of...


Lily-Brooks Dalton: A discussion about THE LIGHT PIRATE

THE LIGHT PIRATE: Told in four parts—power, water, light, and time--The Light Pirate mirrors the rhythms of the elements and the sometimes quick, sometimes slow dissolution of the world as we know it. It is a meditation on the changes we would rather not see, the future we would rather not greet, and a call back to the beauty and violence of an untamable wilderness. "Brooks-Dalton has a different sort of vision for the post-apocalypse, one that’s not so dystopian . . . It’s good to read an...


OutWithDan EP 33 - Marco Carocari - BLACKOUT

Debut novelist Marco Carocari visits OutWithDan to chat about BLACKOUT. The novel is mostly set in current day Manhattan (2016) with flashbacks to 1977's Blackouts in Manhattan. Franco witnesses what he thinks is a murder in the "empty" building across the street. But when the police cannot find a body, Franco's credibility is questioned. Then unexplained coincidences begin to happen. And is it possible those coincidences could possible be tied back to Franco's own father's brutal murder...


Mistress of Suspense Hank Phillippi Ryan discusses THE HOUSE GUEST on Killer Women

This week on Killer Women, our guest is Hank Phillippi Ryan. Hank is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV. She's won 37 EMMYs and dozens more honors for her ground-breaking journalism. The nationally bestselling author of 14 thrillers, Ryan's also an award-winner in her second profession—with five Agathas, five Anthonys, two Macavitys, the Daphne, and for THE OTHER WOMAN, the coveted Mary Higgins Clark Award. Critics call her "a master of suspense" and "a superb and gifted...


ALLEN ESKENS on writing, character development and story arc

Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of The Life We Bury, The Guise of Another, The Heavens May Fall, The Deep Dark Descending, The Shadows We Hide, Nothing More Dangerous, The Stolen Hours, and Forsaken Country. He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime), and Silver Falchion Award and has been a finalist for the Edgar® Award, Thriller Award, and Anthony Award. His books have been translated into 26 languages.



How often have you thought "Everyone Has Done That?" Or "I'm Not Like Them!" In his latest novel, author Benjamin Stevenson explores these and so many other emotions. And of course, if you want a family to kill, invite everyone to a family reunion. This book is wickedly fun and tantalizing as the same time! And just who is the serial killer, one of the family?? Give us a listen as we discuss.


Editor Wendy Welch on Now, Appalachia

On the latest episode of Now, Appalachia, Eliot interviews editor and nonfiction author Wendy Welch about her latest book, "Masks, Misinformation, and Making Do: Appalachian Health-Care Workers and the COVID-19 Pandemic." Wendy is the the executive director of the Southwest Virginia Graduate Medical Education Consortium and the author, coauthor, or editor of six books, including Fall or Fly: The Strangely Hopeful Story of Foster Care and Adoption in Appalachia (also from Ohio University...


Hank Philippi Ryan On BYOB January Book Launch

Multi award-winning and best-selling author Hank Phillippi Ryan joins Nola and Laura to talk about her upcoming release of the House Guest, a twisty cat and mouse thriller - but who is the cat and who is the mouse??? Writers, get ready to take some notes as the conversation turns from book talk to writer's craft in what just might be a Hank Phillippi Ryan masterclass! Hosts: author Nola Nash and author Laura Kemp Thanks to Pam Stack -...


Episode 74: Leslie Rasmussen And What Happens After Happily Ever After

Leslie A. Rasmussen is the award-winning author of the novel, After Happily Ever After. She was born and raised in Los Angeles and graduated from UCLA. She went on to write television comedies for Gerald McRaney, Burt Reynolds, Roseanne Barr, Norm McDonald, Drew Carey, as well as The Wild Thornberrys and Sweet Valley High. After leaving the business to raise her boys, she attained a master's degree in nutrition and ran her own business for ten years. Recently, she’s written over twenty...


Brad Meltzer, NYT bestselling author of THE NAZI CONSPIRACY chats with Terrence McCauley

Brad Meltzer is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Lightning Rod, The Escape Artist, and eleven other bestselling thrillers. He also writes non-fiction books like The Nazi Conspiracy, about a secret plot to kill FDR, Stalin, and Winston Churchill at the height of WWII – and the Ordinary People Change the World kids’ book series, which he does with Chris Eliopoulos and inspired the Emmy-nominated TV show on PBS KIDS, Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum. His newest kids’ books are...


Rich Zahradnik: THE BONE RECORDS discussion

Rich Zahradnik is the author of the thriller THE BONE RECORDS and the four critically acclaimed Coleridge Taylor mysteries, including Lights Out Summer, winner of the Shamus Award from the Private Eye Writers of America. His book, THE BONE RECORDS teases: What would you do if you found a bone record—a black-market Soviet recording made on an X-ray? What if you found it at the site of your father’s murder? Zahradnik was a journalist for 27 years, working as a reporter and editor in several...


Bouchercon 2023 - With Kim Keeline

Bouchercon 2023 Chair, Kim Keeline discusses the storied history of the world's foremost mystery conference, including the exquisite venue, programming and some of the luminaries who will be in attendance.


Interview with Emmy Award Winning Writer, Director Bonnie Macbird

Who doesn't love a good Sherlock Holmes Story? Well, how about five of them written by Emmy Award Winning author, Bonnie Macbird? In this interview, Tracy sits down with Bonnie to discuss her incredible career as an author/director/producer and gets a rare glimpse into the world of Sherlock Holmes. San Francisco native Bonnie MacBird attended Stanford University where she earned a BA in Music and an MA in Film. Her long Hollywood career includes four years as a feature film development exec...


C.J. Tudor, award winning author of THE DRIFT joins Danielle Girard on Killer Women

Today’s guest on Killer Women is C.J. Tudor. C.J. is the author of the short story collection A Sliver of Darkness and the novels The Burning Girls, The Other People, The Hiding Place, and The Chalk Man, which won the International Thriller Writers Award for Best First Novel and the Strand Magazine Award for Best Debut Novel. Over the years she has worked as a copywriter, television presenter, voice-over artist, and dog walker. She is now thrilled to be able to write full-time, and doesn't...


Linda Pressman talks JEWISH GIRLS GONE WILD on People of the Book with Meryl Ain

Meryl chats with Linda Pressman about her memoir, Jewish Girls Gone Wild, a coming-of-age story about her life in Arizona after her parents transplant their family of seven daughters from Skokie, Illinois. Linda shares her journey from outsider and rebel to rediscovering her Jewish roots. Linda Pressman is the author of the recently published memoir, Jewish Girls Gone Wild. Her previous memoir, Looking Up: A Memoir of Sisters, Survivors and Skokie won the Grand Prize in the Writer’s Digest...


OutWithDan EP 31 - Lawrence Allan - BIG FAT F@!K - UP

Jimmy Cooper was a highly paid and successful child star until his star burned out. Once he's hit rock bottom, his mom and sister bring Jimmy into their law firm as a Private Investigator. After a really high profile chase scene propels Jimmy's star back into the spotlight, his role is increased. But once that Genie is out of the box, it's hard to know whether to leave it out, put it back or exactly what. Author Lawrence Allan stops by and chats with Dan about Jimmy and writing and life....