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Talking to writers about matters that move us

Talking to writers about matters that move us

Location:

Amherst, MA

Description:

Talking to writers about matters that move us

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

Emma Copley Eisenberg, THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL & Diane Gilliam Fisher, Kettle Bottom

7/9/2020
Two stories about Appalachia: Emma Copley Eisenberg, The Third Rainbow Girl & Diane Gilliam Fisher, Kettle Bottom. The post Emma Copley Eisenberg, THE THIRD RAINBOW GIRL & Diane Gilliam Fisher, Kettle Bottom appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:59

Jennifer Steil, EXILE MUSIC & L. Annette Binder, THE VANISHING SKY

7/2/2020
Jennifer Steil, EXILE MUSIC & L. Annette Binder, THE VANISHING SKY The post Jennifer Steil, EXILE MUSIC & L. Annette Binder, THE VANISHING SKY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:29

Sue Monk Kidd , THE BOOK OF LONGINGS & Monique Morris, PUSHOUT

6/25/2020
Sue Monk Kidd talks about her novel, The Book of Longings. Then we re-air our 2016 interview with Monique Morris about her book Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools. The post Sue Monk Kidd , THE BOOK OF LONGINGS & Monique Morris, PUSHOUT appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:16

Elizabeth Wetmore VALENTINE & Carol Anderson, WHITE RAGE

6/19/2020
Elizabeth Wetmore talks about her novel Valentine. Then Carol Anderson discusses White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide. The post Elizabeth Wetmore VALENTINE & Carol Anderson, WHITE RAGE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:16

Abdul El-Sayed HEALING POLITICS & David Moloney, BARKER HOUSE

6/11/2020
Dr. Abdul El Sayed discusses Healing Politics: A Doctor's Journey Into the Heart of Our Political Epidemic & David Maloney talks about his novel, Barker House. The post Abdul El-Sayed HEALING POLITICS & David Moloney, BARKER HOUSE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:02

Barry Sonnenfeld, BARRY SONNENFELD, CALL YOUR MOTHER & Katy Simpson Smith, THE EVERLASTING

6/4/2020
Filmmaker Barry Sonnenfeld discusses his memoir, Barry Sonnenfeld, Call Your Mother. Then Katy Simpson Smith tells us about her new novel of historical fiction, The Everlasting. The post Barry Sonnenfeld, BARRY SONNENFELD, CALL YOUR MOTHER & Katy Simpson Smith, THE EVERLASTING appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:49

Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World

5/28/2020
Tyson Yunkaporta talks about Sand Talk : How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World & Paul Greenberg on sustainable aquaculture. The post Tyson Yunkaporta, SAND TALK: How Indigenous Thinking Can Save the World appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:34

Scott Turow, THE LAST TRIAL & Kathryn Levy on the NY Primary

5/21/2020
We talk with Scott Turow about The Last Trial & Kathryn Levy tells us about the suit to keep the New York presidential primary. The post Scott Turow, THE LAST TRIAL & Kathryn Levy on the NY Primary appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:52

Alan Hirsch, A SHORT HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CRISES & Micah Uetricht, BIGGER THAN BERNIE

5/14/2020
Alan HIrsch on A Short History of Presidential Election Crises & Micah Uetricht on Bigger Than Bernie The post Alan Hirsch, A SHORT HISTORY OF PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CRISES & Micah Uetricht, BIGGER THAN BERNIE appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:08:35

Michael Klare: Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy

5/7/2020
Michael Klare discusses the oil crash and how Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy The post Michael Klare: Covid-19 Is Forcing Us to Rethink How We Consume Energy appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:11:16

Rory MacLean, PRAVDA HA-HA & Michael Klare, Covid-19 & The Food Crisis

5/7/2020
We talk with Rory MacLean about Pravda Ha-Ha: True Travels to the End of Europe and Michael Klare discusses “Covid-19’s Third Shock Wave: The Global Food Crisis.” The post Rory MacLean, PRAVDA HA-HA & Michael Klare, Covid-19 & The Food Crisis appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:39

William Evans, WE INHERIT WHAT THE FIRES LEFT & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus

4/30/2020
Poet William Evans, We Inherit What the Fires Left & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus The post William Evans, WE INHERIT WHAT THE FIRES LEFT & Matt Stoller, Antitrust After the Coronavirus appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:48

Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD & Margaret Klein Salamon, FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY

4/22/2020
Carl Safina joins us to talk about his new book, BECOMING WILD and Margaret Klein Salamon discusses FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY. The post Carl Safina, BECOMING WILD & Margaret Klein Salamon, FACING THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:45

Deborah Paredez, YEAR OF THE DOG & Vincent Emanuele, The New Normal

4/17/2020
Deborah Paredez reads from & discusses Year of the Dog and Vincent Emanuele talks about The New Normal. The post Deborah Paredez, YEAR OF THE DOG & Vincent Emanuele, The New Normal appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:01:13:59

What Happens After Bernie? A Conversation with Micah Uetricht

4/10/2020
Micah Uetricht talks about where the progressive movement goes after the Sanders campaign. The post What Happens After Bernie? A Conversation with Micah Uetricht appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:14:04

Helen Fremont, The Escape Artist & Branko Marcetic on Tara Reade & Joe Biden

4/9/2020
Helen Fremont talks about her new memoir, The Escape Artist & Branko Mercetic discusses Tara Reade & Joe Biden The post Helen Fremont, The Escape Artist & Branko Marcetic on Tara Reade & Joe Biden appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:33

Branko Marcetic: Joe Biden Is No Al Franken

4/3/2020
We talk with Branko Marcetic about his recent article in Jacobin, For Top Democrats, Joe Biden Is No Al Franken. The post Branko Marcetic: Joe Biden Is No Al Franken appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:30:54

Barry McCallion, Book Artist of The Oarsman & Matthew Rose, A Book About Death

4/2/2020
We talk with book artist Barry McCallion and replay part of a 2009 interview with Matthew Rose about A Book About Death. The post Barry McCallion, Book Artist of The Oarsman & Matthew Rose, A Book About Death appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:57:59

Branko Marcetic, YESTERDAY’S MAN & Wendell Potter on Medicare For All

3/31/2020
Branko Marcetic talks about his book Joe Biden, Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden. Plus, Wendell Potter on the attacks on Medicare For All. The post Branko Marcetic, YESTERDAY’S MAN & Wendell Potter on Medicare For All appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:58:19

Sinéad Gleeson, CONSTELLATIONS & Therese Anne Fowler, A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD

3/27/2020
Sinéad Gleeson, Constellations: Reflections From Life & Therese Anne Fowler, A Good Neighborhood. The post Sinéad Gleeson, CONSTELLATIONS & Therese Anne Fowler, A GOOD NEIGHBORHOOD appeared first on Writer's Voice.

Duration:00:55:54