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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 memoirist and novelist Cheryl Klein to the show. Cheryl is the author of CRYBABY (Brown Paper Press), a memoir about wanting a baby and getting cancer instead. She also wrote a story collection, THE... more

Bill welcomes debut memoirist Brooke Siem to the show. Brooke Siem was among the first generation of teens to be medicated with antidepressants. After spending half her life—and her entire adult life—on... more

Bill welcomes screenwriter and novelist Brian Herskowitz to the show. Brian has worked as a writer on series such as THE LEGENDARY JOURNEY'S OF HERCULES, BLOSSOM, DREAM ON, and TOUR OF DUTY. He directed... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist Julia Sullivan to the show. Julia started working on Bone Necklace more than twenty years ago, after visiting the Big Hole Battlefield in Wisdom, Montana. Julia first became interested in the Nez Perce... more

Bill welcomes YA novelist Sara Bennett Wealer to the show. Sara grew up in Manhattan, Kansas, where she sang in all the choirs and wrote for the high school newspaper. She majored in voice performance at the University of Kansas... more

Bill welcomes author Michael Oren to the show. Former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Michael is the winner of both the Los Angeles Times History Book of the Year Award and the National Jewish Book Award (both for Six Days... more

Bill welcomes author and inspirational speaker Randye Kaye to the show. Randye harnesses the power of words in her work as a radio personality, improv and stage actor, drama teacher, humorist, podcast host, writer, motivational speaker,... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist Mark A. Salter to the show. Like many Americans, Mark A. Salter has a deep love for football–both college and professional. He has an insider's perspective on both worlds, given that he played the sport... more

Bill welcomes National Book Award winner Andrea Barrett to the show. Andrea is the author of ten works of fiction, including the National Book Award–winning Ship Fever and Pulitzer Prize finalist Servants of the... more

Bill welcomes podcaster, essayist and debut novelist Conner Habib to the show. Conner the host of Against Everyone with Conner Habib, an author, a lecturer, and a sex workers' rights advocate. Conner gives lectures around the... more

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