Episodes

Historical Fiction

Elise Hooper - FAST GIRLS

Episode 7 – A native New Englander, Elise spent several years writing for television and online news outlets before getting a MA and teaching high-school literature and history. She now lives in Seattle with her husband and two daughters.FAST GIRLS can ...

Contemporary Fiction

Farrah Rochon - THE BOYFRIEND PROJECT

Episode 6 – USA Today Bestselling author Farrah Rochon hails from a small town just west of New Orleans. She has garnered much acclaim for her Holmes Brothers, New York Sabers, Bayou Dreams and Moments in Maplesville series. Her newest novel, THE BOYFRIE...

Nonfiction

Eric Eyre - DEATH IN MUD LICK

Episode 5 – Eric Eyre has been a reporter at the Charleston Gazette-Mail since 1998. In 2017, his investigation into massive shipments of opioids to West Virginia’s southern coalfields was awarded a Pulitzer prize. He lives in Charleston, West Virginia, ...

Contemporary Fiction

Ava Homa- DAUGHTERS OF SMOKE AND FIRE

Episode 4 – Ava Homa is a writer, journalist, and activist specializing in women’s issues and Middle Eastern affairs. She holds an MA in English and Creative Writing from the University of Windsor in Canada. Her collection of short stories, ECHOES FROM T...

Contemporary Fiction

Lisa Duffy - MY KIND OF PEOPLE

Episode 3 - Lisa Duffy is the author of THE SALT HOUSE, named by Real Simple as a Best Book of the Month upon its June release and one of Bustle’s 17 Best Debut Novels by Women in 2017, and THIS IS HOME, a favorite book club pick. Lisa received her MFA i...

Historical Fiction

Nguyen Phan Que Mai - THE MOUNTAINS SING

Episode 2 - Nguyễn Phan Quế Mai was born in Việt Nam in 1973, and grew up witnessing the war’s devastation of her country. She worked as a street seller and rice farmer before winning a scholarship to attend university in Australia. She is the author of ...

Historical Fiction

Susie Orman Schnall - WE CAME HERE TO SHINE

Episode 1 - Susie Orman Schnall is the author of four novels, and her latest is WE CAME HERE TO SHINE. Susie's writing has appeared in numerous publications including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, Writer's Digest, and Glamour. She is also a fr...