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Programs - The Writer's Voice

Julia Glass

Julia Glass’s debut novel, Three Junes, won the National Book Award. A Yale graduate and Massachusetts resident, she discusses  this award and much more,  with Patty Campbell for Virginia Voice.  Her third novel, I See You Everywhere, has aired on Virginia Voice.

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Aletia DuPree

Aletia Dupree tells Patty Campbell how she recovered from the destruction by fire of her family restaurant and went on to write “Deliciously Southern,” a mouth-watering collection of Southern recipes. A cookbook for everyone whether entertaining or for family suppers.

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Jill Titus

Jill Ogline Titus, author of Brown’s Battleground: Students, Segregationists, and the Struggle for Justice in Prince Edward County, Virginia, is associate director of the C. V. Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience at Washington College.

The link below will take you to her conversation with Virginia Voice volunteer Patty Campbell.

 

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J. B. Stanley

J. B. Stanley, now living in Richmond, is a former Middle School English teacher. She says she is most happy around books, food, animals, and antiques, so she combined all three of these things and became a writer of mysteries.  Her first series, Collectible Mysteries, revolves around the world of antiques and collectibles. The second series, The Supper Club mysteries, revolves around folks who are junk food addicts.

Ms. Stanley talked with Don Dale in 2011 in conjunction with our airing of her mystery, Black Beans and Vice, read by our volunteer Mark Pruett.  Now Virginia Voice volunteer Al Cormier is reading A Killer Collection for our radio listeners.

Visit her website at www.jbstanley.com for book club discussion questions and my contact information.  And follow the link below to listen to her interview with Don.

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Ann McMillan

Among the books written by Richmond author Ann McMillan are mysteries set in Richmond during the Civil War.  Patty Campbell talks with author McMillan about these and other works.  (42 minutes)

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Garth Stein

Author of The Art of Racing in the Rain, Garth Stein talks with Patty Campbell for “The Writer’s Voice.  The Art of Racing in the Rain was  the 2012 selection for All Henrico Reads and was aired for our listeners on our closed-circuit radio service in April.

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Rebecca Joines Schinsky

Lou Dean talks with Rebecca Joines Schinsky about her blog, The Book Lady.   She tells us why she began writing on the internet and how her blog evolved from personal thoughts about books to feature “reviews of literary fiction, narrative nonfiction,  and some memoirs.”  Ms. Schinsky is the associate editor and community manager of Book Riot, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, and a member of the board of directors of James River Writers.

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David L. Robbins

In April, David L. Robbins’ first play, “Scorched Earth,” opens at Barksdale Theatre, Willow Lawn.  David talks with Patty Campbell about this new writing venture, his expectations for the play and his interest in screenplay writing.

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Ken Odor

Lou Dean talks with Ken Odor, Editor of the Goochland Gazette.  September 2011, about 20 minutes.

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John Wiley, Jr.

Lou Dean talks with John Wiley, Jr about the marketing of the novel that is known around the world.  Margaret Mitchells “Gone With the Wind,” a Best-Seller’s Odyssey from Atlanta to Hollywood, was co-authored by Ellen F. Brown and John Wiley, Jr.

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