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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 bestselling author and actress Jennie Mollen to the show. Jenny is a writer, actor, Instagram personality and New York Times bestselling author of the essay collections I Like You Just the Way I Am and Live Fast Die Hot.... more

Bill welcomes novelist and memoirist Susan Cushman to the show. Susan is the author of five books and editor of three: the memoirs Pilgrim Interrupted and Tangles and Plaques: A Mother and Daughter Face Alzheimer's, the novels... more

Bill welcomes authors Tyron Greer and Beth Weir to the show, who were two of seven contributors to the essay and poetry collection Writing While Masked, a book born from the challenges of lockdown. Tyson Greer is an award-winning... more

Bill welcomes author and teacher Nancy Slonim Aronie to the show. Nancy is the author of Writing from the Heart. She has been a regular contributor to National Public Radio's All Things Considered. She was recognized for excellence in... more

Bill welcomes filmmaker and debut novelist P. David Ebersole to the show. David is an award-winning independent filmmaker and television director working in both narrative and documentary. Born and raised in Hollywood, he is the son of a... more

Bill welcomes historical novelist Connie Hertzberg Mayo to the show. Connie grew up in Westchester County, New York, but moved to Massachusetts to get a Literature degree from Tufts University and never ended up leaving. Her first... more

Bill welcomes bestselling author Charles Wheelan to the show. Charles is a senior lecturer and policy fellow at the Rockefeller Center at Dartmouth College, a former correspondent for The Economist, and the author of assorted books that attempt... more

Bill welcomes bestselling YA author Wendelin Van Draanen to the show. Wendelin Van Draanen has written more than thirty novels for young readers and teens. She is the author of the 18-book Edgar-winning Sammy Keyes... more

Bill welcomes novelist Carol Lawrence to the show. Carole is an award-winning novelist, poet, composer, and playwright. In addition to Edinburgh Twilight, Edinburgh Dusk, and Edinburgh Midnight in the Ian Hamilton Mysteries series,... more

Bill welcomes debut novelist Caitlin Barasch to the show. Caitlin Barasch earned her BA from Colorado College and her MFA from New York University. Her work has appeared in more than a dozen publications, including Catapult, Day One,... more

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