Episode 149 — Terry Tempest Williams


Terry Tempest Williams is the guest. She is the author of several books, including the environmental literature classic, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place. Her latest book is called When Women Were Birds: Fifty-Four Variations on Voice.  It was published in hardcover by Farrar, Straus, & Giroux in 2012, and the paperback edition […]

Episode 73 — Elna Baker


Elna Baker is the guest.  She’s the author of memoir The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance, now available from Penguin.  She’s also an accomplished performer, having appeared at The Moth, on This American Life, WTF, Studio 360, Radiolab, BBC Radio 4, at the Upright Citizens Brigade, The PIT, The Magnet, and at many […]

Episode 18 — Katie Arnoldi


Today’s guest:  Katie Arnoldi, the bestselling author of three novels:  Chemical Pink, The Wentworths, and Point Dume. This one’s gonna blow your mind, people.  Just trust me.  It’ll make you want to buy a plane ticket.  It’ll make you want to stow away on a boat.  It’ll make you want to go undercover and rescue […]