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Bill Kenower, Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, talks to writers of all genres about the books we write and the lives we lead, and how these two are one in the same.

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Bill welcomes novelist Holly James back to the show. Holly James holds a PhD in psychology and has worked in both academia and the tech industry. She loves telling stories with big hearts and a touch of magic. She currently lives... more

Bill welcomes debut memoirist Donna Marie Hayes to the show. New York City resident and performer Donna Marie Hayes can be found on a stage or in front of a camera, and is a SAG-AFTRA actress and cabaret singer. Her corporate... more

Bill welcomes renowned American novelist and short story writer T. C. Boyle to the show. T. C. Boyle is a novelist and regular contributor to The New Yorker. He has published eighteen novels, including World's End and The Tortilla Curtain,... more

Bill welcomes debut author, MD, and activist Tanmeet Sethi to the show. Tanmeet Sethi, MD is a board-certified Integrative Family Physician, Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington, author of Joy Is My Justice: Reclaim... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist and memoirist Jarret Keene to the show. Jarret earned his PhD in creative writing at Florida State University. A beloved and highly sought after professor, Dr. Keene is an assistant professor in the... more

Bill welcomes novelist Lauryn Chamberlain back to the show. Lauryn was born and raised in Michigan. She studied journalism and French at Northwestern University and then moved to New York City, where she worked for several... more

Between seven books and decades in newspapers, Stephen Kiernan has had nearly five million words in print. A graduate of Middlebury College, the Johns Hopkins Writing Seminars and the Iowa Writers Workshop, his work has won... more

Bill welcomes memoirist Beth Ann Mathews to the show. Beth Ann Mathews grew up in the Midwest. She earned her undergraduate degree at Purdue University and her master's degree in marine biology from the University of California at... more

Bill welcomes author Janice Deal to the show. Janice Deal is the author of a novel, The Sound of Rabbits (Regal House Publishing, 2023), and two short story collections: The Decline of Pigeons (Queen's Ferry Press, 2013), and a linked... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist and retired neurosurgeon Gary Simonds to the show. Gary Simonds, MD is a retired neurosurgeon who's treated tens of thousands of patients. He's the Founding Chief of Neurosurgery at the Carilion Clinic, Virginia... more

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