Sunday, September 25, 2016
Linda Lloyd talks to Robert Hicks about his third novel, The Orphan Mother. The Civil War has ended, and characters from his best-selling debut, The Widow of the South, return to deal with the all too real consequences of the war and slavery. Formerly enslaved, Mariah Reddick is working as a midwife and fights for justice when her son is murdered.
Sunday, September 18, 2016
Jacqueline Woodson is one of America's most talented and beloved poets and authors of fiction for children. She's won the National Book Award, a Coretta Scott King Award, and numerous other accolades, including currently serving as the Youth Poet Laureate for the Poetry Foundation. 2016 sees the publication of her first novel for adults in 20 years, Another Brooklyn.
Saturday, September 17, 2016
Odie Lindsey's writing has appeared in numerous outlets including Iowa Review and Best American Short Stories. 2016 sees the publication of his debut, a short story collection called We Come to Our Senses, available from W.W. Norton and received starred reviews from Kirkus and Booklist.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
Alex Bledsoe is a veteran writer of horror and fantasy novels like The Memphis Vampire series and the Eddie LaCrosse series. Although born and raised in west Tennessee and living in Wisconsin, Alex has a contemporary fantasy series set in the hills of east Tennessee about a mysterious group of people known as the Tufa. The previous entries were The Hum and the Shiver, Wisp of a Thing, Long Black Curl, and today we'll talk about the world of the Tufa and the fourth book in the series called Chapel of Ease.