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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 journalist and author Josh Dean to the show. Josh iwas an editor at various magazines, most recently Men's Journal, where he was deputy editor until 2004, when I left to write full-time. Over the years, he has written for dozens of national magazines including Rolling Stone, Popular Science, Men's Journal, GQ, Travel + Leisure, New York, Entertainment Weekly, Inc., Fast Company, Men's Health, Runner's World, and Outside, where he's currently a Correspondent. He is also the only person in history to play in both the Elephant Polo World Championships and the Quidditch World Cup. He is also the author of two books: Show Dog, and most recently, The Taking of K-129: How the CIA Used Howard Hughes to Steal a Russian Sub in the Most Daring Covert Operation in History.
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Bill welcomes comedian and author Nate Dern to the show. NATE DERN is a senior writer at Funny Or Die and the former artistic director of the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in New York City. He appeared in the Paolo Sorrentino... more

Bill welcomes suspense writer Erika Mitchell to the show. Erika is the author of three novels, Blood Money, Take the Bai Tide, and her most recent, Take the Bai Road. Join us for a discussion about suspense, espionage, writing, life, and... more