Hosted by Jason Lawrence
Tonight’s guest is Baltimore Md. based author Marion Winik. Ms. Winik is the author of two books of poetry, a fiction novel, and many creative non-fiction books, including the memoir First Comes Love which was a New York Times Notable Book and winner of the Austin Writers' League Violet Crown Award. She has a column called "Bohemian Rhapsody" that appears bi-weekly at BaltimoreFishbowl.com. Her essays and articles have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Sun, The Utne Reader, O, Salon, and Real Simple, among others. Her commentaries for All Things Considered are collected on npr.org and she regularly reviews books for Newsday. She was the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Creative Non-Fiction and has been inducted into the Texas Institute of Letters. She has appeared on the Today Show, Politically Incorrect and Oprah. Marion is also a professor in the MFA program at the University of Baltimore. For the show tonight we’re going to focus on her life, her life’s work, and her two most recent collections of essays titled, August in Paris, and It’s the End of the World As We Know It, published by Shebooks.com. You can find and follow Marion’s work at marionwinik.com, on facebook, and of course pick up her latest collections at shebooks.com.