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Wednesday, November 2, 2022 Episode #26 - Claire Polders: "The Men on the Fence"

Globe-trotting author Claire Polders writes the kind of novels and stories that are only possible from one who possesses a deep understanding of the w...

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 Episode #25 - Jared Povanda: "Missing Pieces"

Upstate NY author Jared Povanda reveals his love of fantasy novels, and explains how those books gave him the building blocks to create his own unique...

Wednesday, October 19, 2022 Episode #24 - Olufunke Grace Bankole: "Niyi and the Tan Stucco House"

Nigerian-American author Olufunke Grace Bankole shares stories about her life, from serving as an intern with the Supreme Court, to the many impressio...

Wednesday, October 12, 2022 Episode #23 - Minyoung Lee: "Sing a Song of Sixpence"

Oakland, CA author Minyoung Lee shares her thoughts about the ways in which the immigrant time capsule effect contributed to her way of seeing the wor...

Tuesday, October 4, 2022 Episode #22 - Julia Strayer: "Empty House"

We learn from Connecticut author Julia Strayer how the misfits, eccentrics and outsiders she often writes about are, in a way, a reaction to the perso...

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 Episode #21 - Josh Dale: "A Losing Bet"

Pennsylvania author Josh Dale explains how creating a small press publishing house became a way to combine his love of books with his pursuit of a car...

Wednesday, September 21, 2022 Episode #20 - Reena Shah: "Gloria"

Michener Fellow Reena Shah talks about living as a young woman in Mumbai while learning the classical dance form known as khatak. She took inspiration...

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 Episode #19 - Sarah Schweitzer: "Love, Loss, Live"

New Hampshire author Sarah Schweitzer explains how writing fiction was for her a natural extension of the work she had done as a Pulitzer-nominated jo...

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 Episode #18 - Ahsan Butt: "Window"

Toronto-born author Ahsan Butt talks about growing up in a Punjabi community in Canada before venturing south to the U.S. He writes movingly about wha...

Wednesday, August 31, 2022 Episode #17 - Erik Pardos Olsen: "Straight People"

Danish-born, London-based author Erik Pardos Olsen writes short stories about life in East London. His on-line collection "Queer as in Weird&quot...

Wednesday, August 24, 2022 Episode #16 - Marcela Fuentes: "The Observable World"

Texas author Marcela Fuentes won a 2022 Pushcart Prize for her short story "The Observable World," published in Ploughshares in their Summer 2021 issu...

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 Episode #15 - A. Rafael Johnson: "Morrison's Note"

Minnesota author A. Rafael Johnson tells us how this week's story began life as a birthday gift to a friend in his college creative writing progr...

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