Welcome to Voice of Indie, a production of Fresh Ink Group. Your hosts are Beem Weeks and Stephen Geez. This week we'll be discussing Stephen Hargis's high school football history book Eight Hateful Miles, David Carroll's memoir Volunteer Bama Dawg, Vladimire Calixte's self-help book Naked and Transparent and Robert McKenzie's historical fiction The Chair. Author Mary Schmidt will join us live in the studio. Topics include: Fresh Ink Group's short story and mini-memoir contests, FIG website, and phone calls from listeners.