Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host Miranda Ericsson to talk about Kansas Authors.
Our guest this episode, Miranda Ericsson, interviewed several Kansas Authors including Eric McHenry, Thomas Fox Averill, Israel Wasserstein and Leah Sewell to prepare for this podcast. She shares the complete interviews here.
- The song Tennessee Stud is the basis for Thomas Fox Averill’s new novel Rode.
- Poet Eric McHenry grew up next door to Peggy of the Flint Hills.
- Israel Wasserstein has poetry ranging from landscapes to zombies in his collection This Ecstasy They Call Damnation .
- Laura Moriarty new book The Chaperone is being made into a movie.
- Kij Johnson has a background in sci-fi publishing and wrote an unforgettable short story called Ponies that won the 2010 Nebula Award for Short Story.
- Leah Sewell’s chapbook, Birth in Storm, was released via Emerge Literary Journal Publications. Locally, she is a co-owner of XYZ magazine.
- (Plus, listen to the end of the podcast to hear the fan-favorite Fast-Five feature to find out what Miranda wrote about in her 2013 Nanowrimo novel.)
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Your turn to talk
- Continue the conversation about Kansas Authors. Who are your favorite Kansas authors? Talk to us here on the blog, or on the library’s Goodreads group.
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