A Place For Wolves Author Kosoko Jackson

Kosoko Jackson, author of A Place For Wolves (out in 2019), talks to Daniel Ford about the diversity found in today’s YA market and his publishing journey.

Caitlin and Courtney Malcuit once again give us a double shot of coffee, and discuss the anime series “Junji Ito Collection” and Caitlin’s fear of…Cookie Monster?

Literature is mirrors and windows. You should be able to reflect upon yourself and see into the lives of others. Which you can only do when we allow others to tell their own stories.
— Kosoko Jackson

To learn more about Kosoko Jackson, visit his official website or follow him on Twitter @KosokoJackson.

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Celine Author Peter Heller

Host Caitlin Malcuit chats with a special (and identical) special guest about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and The Brothers Karamazov, Sean Tuohy shares a special message from Eight Cousins Books in Falmouth, Mass., and then author Peter Heller talks to Daniel Ford about his novel Celine (now available in paperback).

Whew, we’re going to need more coffee! Enjoy!

I always start with a first line and then let the music of the language lead me into the story.
— Peter Heller

To learn more about Peter Heller, visit his official website or like his Facebook page. Also read our first interview with the author.

Learn more about Eight Cousins Books by visiting its official website, likings its Facebook page, or following the bookstore on Twitter and Instagram.

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The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore Author Kim Fu

Kim Fu, author of The Lost Girls of Camp Forevermore (out Feb. 13) and For Today I Am a Boy, talks to Caitlin Malcuit about her writing process, what inspired her new novel, what she’s working on now, and her advice for aspiring writers.

You have an infinite number of ideas. You should never be worried about running out. You just need to write them.
— Kim Fu

To learn more about Kim Fu, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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Neon in Daylight Author Hermione Hoby

Hermione Hoby, author of Neon in Daylight, talks to Daniel Ford about her first memories of storytelling, the writers who influenced her work, and how she crafted the characters and themes in her debut novel.

During her weekly audio column, FMC host Caitlin Malcuit honors the late Ursula K. Le Guin and questions Mike Nelson's musical taste.

Photo credit: Nina Subin
One of the questions I couldn’t answer was, ‘What is it about this place? Why does it feel so impossible and inspiring and confounding and beautiful?’
— Hermione Hoby

To learn more about Hermione Hoby, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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‘Mom and Dad’ Writer and Director Brian Taylor

Screenwriter and director Brian Taylor, whose credits include “Crank” and “Gamer,” talks to Sean Tuohy about how being a parent inspired his new film “Mom and Dad,” directing Nicolas Cage and Selma Blair, and his SyFy television show “Happy!”

Caitlin Malcuit also launches her new audio column! She shares what she’s binge-watching at the moment.

It’s really exciting to see a script grow and come to life in the hands of really creative interpreters.
— Brian Taylor

To learn more about Brian Taylor, follow him on Twitter @theunrealBT. Also watch the trailer for “Mom and Dad:”

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Operator Down Author Brad Taylor

Author Brad Taylor returns to the podcast and talks to Caitlin Malcuit about his new Pike Logan military thriller, Operator Down.

Write. Period. Get it out.
— Brad Taylor

To learn more about Brad Taylor, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @bradtaylorbooks. Also listen to our first podcast interview with the author (way back in 2014!).

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Pachinko Author Min Jin Lee

Min Jin Lee, author of Pachinko, returns to the podcast and talks to Daniel Ford about her past year promoting her National Book Award-nominated novel, her upcoming book tour, and what it’s like goofing off at the New York Public Library.

She also plugs our upcoming live event at Trident Booksellers & Café on Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.!

Readers actively engage with your work. They have a connection with you.
— Min Jin Lee

To learn more about Min Jin Lee, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author.

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Heart Spring Mountain Author Robin MacArthur

Robin MacArthur, author of Heart Spring Mountain (out Jan. 9, 2018 from Ecco/HarperCollins), talks to Daniel Ford about what inspired her debut novel, how her Vermont home played a role in crafting both the characters and plot, and how she infused the soundtrack playing in her head into the narrative.

If you want to write something genuine about a character, you have to know that feeling of brokenness.
— Robin MacArthur

To learn more about Robin MacArthur, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

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