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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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Bill welcomes debut novelist Susan Welch to the show. Susan's first book, A Thread So Fine, won the prestigious 2019 Nancy Pearl Book Award for Fiction at the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference. An adopted child, her novel... more

Bill welcomes bestselling suspense writer Hank Phillippi Ryan to the show. Hank is the on-air investigative reporter for Boston's WHDH-TV. She's won 36 EMMYs, 14 Edward R. Murrow awards and dozens of other honors for... more

Bill welcomes journalist and debut crime novelist Holly Watt to the show. Holly started her career at the Sunday Times, before moving to the Daily Telegraph. During six years at the Telegraph, she was the Whitehall Editor and jointly ran... more

Bill welcomes novelist Frank Heller to the show. Frank Heller has published biographical and exhibition catalogs on American and European artists, some of which are housed in the Smithsonian Institution Libraries in Washington, DC.... more

Bill welcomes bestselling novelist Talia Carner back to the show. Talia Carner's first novel, PUPPET CHILD, was listed in ?The Top 10 Favorite First Novels 2002? and launched a nationwide legislation–The Protective... more

Bill welcomes novelist Howard Michael Gould to the show. Howard spent five years working on Madison Avenue, winning three Clios and numerous other awards. In television, he was executive producer and head writer of CYBILL... more

Bill welcomes actress and author Marianne Leone to the show. Marianne is an actress, screenwriter and essayist. She had a recurring role on HBO's "Sopranos" as Joanne Moltisanti, Christopher's (Michael Imperioli's) mother. She has... more

Bill welcomes author and coach Alison Sher to the show. Alison is a generational change agent, organizational consultant, and the author of The Millennial's Guide to Changing the World. She has spent the past decade working as a... more

Bill welcomes award winning short story writer Beth Mayer to the show. Her short story collection We Will Tell You Otherwise won the Hudson Prize in fiction with Black Lawrence Press. Her fiction has appeared in The Threepenny... more

Bill welcomes back bestselling suspense author Robert Crais to the show. Robert Crais is the author of the best-selling Elvis Cole novels. He began his creative career writing for such hit TV shows as Hill Street Blues and Miami Vice. He... more