Archive for the ‘Author Interview’ Category

Love Walked In

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Award-winning southern poet Marisa de los Santos comes to town to read from her debut novel “Love Walked In” (Dutton/2005). Host Frank Stasio speaks with the author about multiple points of view in fiction writing and using old movies to advance a plot. (17:30)

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Wednesday, January 18th, 2006

Host Frank Stasio speaks with Michael McFee, poet and professor at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of seven books of poetry. The newest is titled “Shiinemaster” (Carnegie Mellon University Press/2006). McFee was born and raised in Asheville and, except for brief stints in New York, has consistently lived and taught in North Carolina. (20:00)

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Zippy Returns

Thursday, January 12th, 2006

Host Eric Hodge speaks with Durham-based, best-selling author Haven Kimmel. Haven’s new book, “She Got Up Off The Couch” (Free Press/2006) is a sequel to her memoir, “A Girl Named Zippy” (Doubleday/2001), a book that delighted readers with its witty tales from Mooreland, Indiana. Haven is also the author of two novels, “The Solace of Leaving Early” (Anchor/2003) and “Something Rising (Light and Swift)” (Free Press/2005), as well as a children’s book, “Orville: A Dog’s Story” (Clarion Books/2003). (35:00)

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The Off Season

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

Eric Hodge talks with Peter Makuck about his new book of coastal poems, “Off-Season in the Promised Land” (Boa Editions, Ltd./2005). (10:00)

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Allan Gurganus

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005

Host Frank Stasio speaks with author Allan Gurganus about his new short story in the January issue of Harper’s Magazine. “Fourteen Feet of Water in My House” is set in his hometown of Rocky Mount during the floods that followed Hurricane Floyd. (30:00)

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