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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 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

Bill welcomes author Donna D Conrad back to the show. Donna Conrad is an award-winning author, journalist, activist, and teacher. Her core values revolve around individual empowerment, a sustaining ideal running through the books... more

Bill welcomes poet, memoirist, and novelist Joseph Di Prisco to the show. Joseph is the acclaimed author of two bestselling memoirs (Subway to California and The Pope of Brooklyn), six novels (Confessions of Brother Eli, Sun City, All for Now,... more

Bill welcomes award-winning author Bonnie Jo Campbell to the show. Bonnie is the author of The Waters, a novel, which was the Today Show's January selection for their ?Read with Jenna? Book Club. The Waters was also featured in... more

Bill welcomes author Carla Panciera back to the show. Carla's collection of short stories, Bewildered, received the 2013 Grace Paley Short Fiction Award from the Association of Writers and Writing Programs and was published by the... more

Bill welcomes Pulitzer Prize-winning author Paul Harding to the show. Paul is the author of the Pulitzer Prize–winning Tinkers, and Enon. He is director of the MFA in Creative Writing & Literature at Stony Brook University, and lives... more

Bill welcomes bestselling historical novelist Kristin Hannah back to the show. Kristin is the award-winning, #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than 20 novels. Her last book, The Four Winds was the biggest selling... more

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