Prose, Poetry and Purpose – Andrea Stewart

March 23rd, 2022 - Posted in

  Andrea Stewart is the daughter of immigrants, and was raised in a number of places across the United States. Her parents always emphasized science and education, so she spent her childhood immersed in Star Trek and odd-smelling library books. When her (admittedly ambitious) dreams of becoming a dragon slayer didn’t pan out, she instead […]

Prose, Poetry and Purpose – Victoria Schwab

March 23rd, 2022 - Posted in

Victoria Schwab is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than twenty books, including the acclaimed Shades of Magic series, the Villains series, the Cassidy Blake series and the international bestseller The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Her work has received critical acclaim, translated into over two dozen languages, and optioned for television […]

Prose, Poetry and Purpose – Axie Oh

February 25th, 2022 - Posted in

Axie Oh, Author of The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea One of the best ways to explore another culture is through its art and stories. Axie Oh brings Korea to us, and us to Korea, through stories that reach back into myth and legend, as well as forward into an imagined dystopian future. You […]

Prose, Poetry and Purpose – Lani Forbes

February 10th, 2022 - Posted in

Lani Forbes, Author of The Age of the Seventh Sun Trilogy Lani Forbes is on my mind, and not just for her writing. She is perhaps one of the most positive, realistic, grounded and upbeat people I’ve met in a long time…and she was diagnosed with Stage IV Cancer the day after her baby was […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Kathleen Bednar

January 27th, 2022 - Posted in

Kathleen Bednar, Author of Otherworldly Series I have never had the chance to catch an author before their debut novel is published, until I met Kathleen on Twitter. She is fascinating and her publishing adventure, thus far, is a story worth hearing. Enjoy the show and may her brilliant skills rub off on us…who wouldn’t […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Zoe Hana Mikuta

January 17th, 2022 - Posted in

Zoe Hana Mikuta currently attends the University of Washington in Seattle, studying English with a creative writing focus. She grew up in Boulder, Colorado, where she developed a deep love of Muay Thai kickboxing and nurtured a slow and steady infatuation for fictional worlds. When she is not writing, Zoe can be found embroidering runes onto […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Akshaya Raman

January 5th, 2022 - Posted in

Akshaya Raman fell in love with writing when she wrote her first story at the age of ten. Though she graduated from UC Davis with a degree in biology, she gave up pursuing a career in science to write books. She is a co-founder and contributor to Writer’s Block Party, a group blog about writing and […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Carmelina Marchetta

December 22nd, 2021 - Posted in

Carmelina Marchetta Author of Looking for Alibrandi, Saving Francesca, The Piper’s Son, Finnikin of the Rock, On the Jellicoe Road, Tell the Truth, Shame the Devil and more. Carmelina reminds me of S. E. Hinton, the author of The Outsiders, in that “much of her work draws from real life, including her adolescent experiences and observations of students.” […]

Prose, Poetry & Purpose – Shea Ernshaw

December 7th, 2021 - Posted in

Shea Ernshaw is a NYT bestselling author and winner of the Oregon Book Award. Her books have been published in over twelve countries/languages, and her novels The Wicked Deep and Winterwood were Indie Next Picks. Her debut adult fiction novel A History of Wild Places will release in December of 2021. She lives in a small mountain town in Oregon, and […]

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