Info

TheLastWord'spodcast

For people who read, for people who write, for people who want to publish, or for people who are just curious…What do writers think? What do writers really do? Find out – listen to THE LAST WORD: Conversations with Writers every Wednesday at 4 pm with host, Abigail Adler
RSS Feed
TheLastWord'spodcast
2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February


All Episodes
Archives
Now displaying: July, 2017
Jul 26, 2017

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Michael Wallis

Michael Wallis is an author and reporter. He is perhaps best known as a historian and biographer of the American West. He has published 18 books including three about the original highway west- Route 66. 

His articles have appeared in hundreds of national and international magazines and newspapers, including Time, Life, People, Smithsonian, The New Yorker, and The New York Times. Wallis has been nominated three times for the Pulitzer Prize and was also a nominee for the National Book Award.

You may recognize his voice… because Wallis has a parallel career voicing documentary films. He is also the voice of -  "The Sherif of Radiator Springs in the popular animated CARS 1, 2 and 3 movies. 

His latest book, just published — The Best Land Under Heaven: The Donner Party in the Age of Manifest Destiny.

Jul 19, 2017

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: T. Jackson King

T. Jackson King began reading Science Fiction in 4th grade. By the time he was 38 he discovered that he had read all the Human-Alien first contact or encounter novels in his local library. So King decided to write his own. He has since published 27 books of Science Fiction and one book of poetry. Some of his titles include: STELLAR ASSASSIN, ESCAPE FROM ALIENS, EARTH VS. ALIENS. King has an masters degree in archeology which comes through in his books. He worked as a federal archeologist and newspaper journalist. Eventually, the success of his Science Fiction books allowed him to settle down to writing full time.

His latest book is BATTLESTAR. It is the first novel in his new StarFlight series.

 

Jul 12, 2017

KSFR RADIO 101.1FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Christopher Merrill

Christopher Merrill is director of the prestigious International Writing Program at the University of Iowa.  In that capacity, he has undertaken cultural diplomacy missions to more than 50 countries.

Merrill is the Author of six works of non fiction. He has published six collections of poetry, including Brilliant Water  and Watch Fire  for which he received an Award from the Academy of American Poets.  His writings have been translated into 40 languages  As a journalist, Merrill's articles  appear in numerous publications. His many honors include a knighthood in arts and letters from the French government.For ten years Merrill was the book critic for the daily PRI radio news program The World.

His new book- just out is- SELF-PORTRAIT WITH DOGWOOD. A different kind of memoir.

 

 

Jul 5, 2017

KSFR RADIO 101.1 FM SANTA FE NM

Producer and Host: Abigail Adler

Guest: Joy Jones

Joy Jones is the author of four books- her latest, is The Last Madam: A legend of the Texas Chicken Ranch -  about an infamous brothel that operated near La Grange Texas from 1905-1973. This book is historical fiction- a lot of fact and with some fiction filling in the empty spaces. Professionally, Dr. Jones is a retired teacher with more than 30 years of experience in Texas and New Mexico public classrooms. She holds a masters degree in Educational Leadership and a PhD in Transpersonal Psychology.

 

1