Author and journalist Sam Quinones talks to Daniel Ford about what led him to journalism, his research and writing process for Dreamland, and his experience testifying in front of the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee about the opioid crisis in the United States.
This past fall, Daniel Ford read from his debut novel Sid Sanford Lives! at Belmont Books in Belmont, Mass., and the then answered questions from Dave Pezza and a smart group of readers.
Jessica Yu, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and author of Garden of the Lost and Abandoned: The Extraordinary Story of One Ordinary Woman and the Children She Saves, talks to Daniel Ford about how her filmmaking background influenced her writing, her immersive research process, and the rare trust she developed with her subject, Gladys Kalibbala.
To learn more about Jessica Yu, visit her official Facebook page. Also watch the book's trailer!
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In an incredibly personal and emotional interview, best-selling international author Isabel Allende talks to Sean Tuohy about her new book In the Midst of Winter.
To learn more about Kamila Shamsie, follow her on Twitter @kamilashamsie.
Zinzi Clemmons, author of What We Lose, talks to Daniel Ford about her circuitous path to writing, why she decided to pursue an MFA, and what inspired her incredibly well-written and structured debut novel.
Author and poet Erica Wright talks to Daniel Ford about her upcoming poetry collection All the Bayou Stories End with Drowned, the differences between writing fiction and poetry, and why there’s a poet, poem, or poetry collection for everyone.
Meg Gardiner, author of this summer’s hot (and terrifying) thriller UNSUB, talks to Daniel Ford about how her law background helped her hone her writing process, crafting her heroine Caitlin Hendrix, and what real-life events inspired UNSUB.
Kay Simpson, president of the Springfield Museums and Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden, talks to Stephanie Schaefer about The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum.
We start the July 4th festivities with a bang. An American Bang.
Today’s podcast episode features perpetual Writer’s Bone guest Doug Richardson. Doug and Sean talk about…well, you know what they talk about by now. Everything and nothing.
Sean said in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar” that Doug’s new Lucky Dey thriller American Bang just might be the best of the series. Go pick it up after listening to this interview and then let us know what you think about it.
Episode two hundo! Yes, we’re just as surprised as you are. To celebrate our 200th episode, Sean Tuohy and Daniel Ford compiled their favorite clips from the last couple of years. It features authors, screenwriters, actors, directors, comedians, feminists, and journalists.
Thank you for listening, we truly appreciate it. Now, for the 200th time, keep writing, everyone!
James Boice, author of The Shooting, talks to Gary Almeter about America’s gun culture and how he developed his empathetic characters.