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Feb 24, 2021


Award-winning novelist and creative writing professor, Kali White VanBaale, chatted with me about the transition from literary fiction to true crime, her work with the PEN America Prison & Justice Writing program, and taking chances.

Kali is an award-winning, Iowa-based author of novels,...

Feb 18, 2021


Writer-director duo and activists, Gerard Bush and Christopher Renz (AKA Bush+Renz), took a timeout to chat with me about storytelling to amplify social justice, hanging out with Jay-Z, their debut feature film "Antebellum," and why you need stamina to make it.

“When we conceived...

Feb 11, 2021


A unique double-wide lit mag themed episode that includes interviews with two pioneering souls.

My first guest is Erik Harper Klass, a writer and the founder of the full-service short story submissions service Submitit.

And my second guest is Jenna Faccenda, Founder of Eclipse Lit, a nonprofit...

Feb 4, 2021


Award-winning writer, commentator, and Professor of Media Studies at Georgetown University, Christopher Chambers, chatted with me about why there's never been a better time to break through as a writer of color, unreliable narrators and the 2nd person POV, and writing for Marvel's Black Panther...