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Bill Kenower, Editor-in-Chief of Author magazine, talks to writers of all genres about the books we write and the lives we lead, and how these two are one in the same.

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Kay Kenyon is the author of over a dozen science fiction and fantasy novels, including The Entire and The Rose quartet, Maximum Ice, The Seeds of Time, A Thousand Perfect Things, Queen of the Deep and, just released, At the Table... more

Bill welcomes journalist and memoirist Heather Chaplin to the show. Heather has written about all kinds of things in her journalism career and is the founding director of the Journalism + Design program at The New School. She is the... more

Bill welcomes standup comedian, keynote speaker, and author Michael Burger to the show. If you're a fan of daytime talk or iconic game shows, you'll know Michael Burger. If you're the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, you might know... more

Bill welcomes memoirist Claire Dederer to the show. Claire is the author of the critically acclaimed New York Times bestseller Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses. Poser has been translated into 11 languages, optioned... more

Bill welcomes author and teacher Sandra Marinella to the show. Sandra Marinella is an award-winning teacher and writer. In recent years she has taught more than 10,000 writers and given 200+ professional workshops. She founded the Story... more

Bill welcomes Roman Krznaric to the show to discuss his new book Carpe Diem: Seizing the Day in a Distracted World. In this thought-provoking book, leading popular philosopher Roman unveils five very different ways humankind has... more

Join host William (Bill) Kenower and co-host RJ Jeffreys for this special edition of Author2Author. What stands between you and the writing experience you most desire? Is it time? Craft? Do you feel as though you write stuff that's not... more

Bill welcomes author Joan Frank to the show. Joan is the author of six books of fiction and a book of collected essays. ALL THE NEWS I NEED, her fourth novel, won the 2016 Juniper Prize for Fiction. Joan's last story collection, IN ENVY... more

Bill welcomes memoirist and teacher Peter Gibb to the show. Peter has dedicated his life to two guiding principles. The first is creativity – the quest, the moment of inspiration, the joy of exploration and discovery.... more

Bill welcomes children's book author, motivational speaker, and TV and radio host Lisa McDonald to the show. Lisa is the author of three bestselling children's books: Little Boy Gan: From Passion-Filled Everland; Reimburse the... more