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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 Hazel Hayes to the show. Hazel is an Irish-born, London-based writer and director who for many years wrote primarily for the screen. After graduating from Dublin City University with a degree in journalism,... more

Bill welcomes author and podcaster Jo Piazza to the show. Jo is a bestselling author, award-winning journalist, and critically acclaimed podcast creator. Her books have been published in ten languages and twelve countries. Many of her... more

Bill welcomes bestselling author Steve Almond to the show. Steve Almond is the author of eleven books of fiction and nonfiction, including the New York Times bestsellers Candyfreak and Against Football. His essays and reviews have been... more

Bill welcomes bestselling novelist Eileen Garvin to the show. Eileen is the author of the national bestselling novel The Music of Bees and the acclaimed memoir How to Be a Sister. Crow Talk is her latest novel. Born and raised... more

Bill welcomes novelist and short story writer John Michael Cummings back to the show. John is the author of three novels, two novellas, and more than one hundred short stories. His debut novel, The Night I Freed John Brown (Penguin... more

Bill welcomes novelist Linda Stewart Henley to the show. Linda was born in Liverpool, UK, and grew up in Surrey. She attended school in Carshalton, just south of London, before moving to the United States, where she completed her... more

Bill welcomes mystery author Kristen Perrin to the show. Kristen is originally from Seattle, Washington, where she spent several years working as a bookseller before moving to the UK to do a master's and PhD. She lives with her family in... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist Boo Trundle to the show. Boo Trundle is a writer, artist, and performer whose work has appeared across various platforms and publications, including The Brooklyn Rail, McSweeney's Internet Tendency, and... more

Bill welcomes bestselling memoirist and self-help writer Martha Beck to the show. My scheduled guest couldn't make it, so I thought I'd rerun one of my favorites! Martha Beck, PhD, is a Harvard-trained sociologist, world-renowned coach and... more

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