Writer's Bone

Author Melissa Ostrom talks to Friday Morning Coffee host Caitlin Malcuit about her debut novel The Beloved Wild

To learn more about Melissa Ostrom, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @melostrom. Also read our review of The Beloved Wild in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Read the article that Caitlin mentions in her intro ("The Cheers Conspiracy") in Boston Magazine. (Sorry, Phoef!)

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom and Film Freaks Forever!

 

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Jill Santopolo, author The Light We Lost, returns to the podcast! She chats with Stephanie Schaefer about the paperback edition of the novel, writing the screenplay for the upcoming film adaption, and Reese Witherspoon selecting The Light We Lost for her book club.

To learn more about Jill Santopolo, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first conversation with the author.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and Film Freaks Forever!

Direct download: Episode_275_The_Light_We_Lost_Author_Jill_Santopolo.mp3
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Uzodinma Iweala, author of Beasts of No Nation and Speak No Evil, talks to Daniel Ford about writing in longhand, how he built the characters in his new novel, the themes he wanted to explore in Speak No Evil, and why writers need to listen closely to the world.

Read our review of Speak No Evil in March's "Books That Should Be On Your Radar."

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_274_Speak_No_Evil_Author_Uzodinma_Iweala.mp3
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Author Jamey Bradbury talks to Caitlin Malcuit about her debut novel The Wild Inside.

To learn more about Jamey Bradbury, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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In Part 2 of our double feature celebrating Film Freaks Forever!, author and screenwriter Joe Kelly talks to Sean Tuohy about developing his graphic novel I Kill Giants for the silver screen. 

To learn more about Joe Kelly, follow him on Twitter @JoeKellyMOA. Also watch the “I Kill Giants” trailer.

This episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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As part of our double feature celebrating the April 1 launch of Film Freaks Forever!, Michael Farris Smith returns to the Writer’s Bone podcast to talk about his new novel The Fighter.

To learn more about Michael Farris Smith, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first podcast interview with the author, and read our review of The Fighter in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_272_The_Fighter_Author_Michael_Farris_Smith.mp3
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Kate Layte, owner of Papercuts J.P. in Boston, talks to Sean Tuohy and Caitlin Malcuit about why she decided to found an independent bookstore.

This episode was recorded live at PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass.

To learn more about Papercuts J.P., visit the store’s official website, like their Facebook page, and follow them on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_271_Papercuts_J_P_Owner_Kate_Layte.mp3
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Sean Tuohy and Caitlin Malcuit chat about underrated sequels during a live recording from the PRX Podcast Garage (0:00-33:50), and then Daniel Ford talks to Nathaniel Philbrick (34:43-50:31) about his personal memoir Second Wind: A Sunfish Sailor, an Island, and the Voyage That Brought a Family Together.

To learn more about Nathaniel Philbrick, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Read our review of Second Wind in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar,” and listen to our first interview with Philbrick in Episode 126.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

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The hat is back! Writer’s Bone favorite Tyler Dilts talks to Sean Tuohy about his new novel Mercy Dogs.

To learn more about Tyler Dilts, visit his Amazon page, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter @tylerdilts. Also listen to our last podcast interview with the author.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

 

 

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New York Times best-selling author Laura Lippman talks to Daniel Ford about her new novel Sunburn, her approach to crafting noir, and why she loves writing about Baltimore.

To learn more about Laura Lippman, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_269_Sunburn_Author_Laura_Lippman.mp3
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David Freyne, writer and director of “The Cured,” talks to Caitlin Malcuit about the filmmakers who influenced the film, researching PTSD, and his experience at the Toronto International Film Festival.

To learn more about David Freyne, follow him on Twitter @david_freyne. Watch the trailer for “The Cured." Also, the movie is playing at Coolidge Corner Theatre on March 9 and March 10.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Live from the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass., Stephanie Schorow, author of Inside the Combat Zone: The Stripped Down Story of Boston’s Most Notorious Neighborhood and Drinking Boston: A History of the City and its Spirits, talks to Sean Tuohy and Mike Nelson about the history of Boston’s “sordid and alluring” underside. 

To learn more about Stephanie Schorow, visit her official website or follow her on Twitter @StephSchorow.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_268_Inside_the_Combat_Zone_Author_Stephanie_Schorow.mp3
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Author and journalist Jonathan Abrams talks to guest host Mike Nelson about his new book All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire. 

Abrams discusses his lifelong love of writing, the memorable interviews he conducted with the cast and crew of “The Wire,” and why the show still has relevance a decade after it went off the air.

To learn more about Jonathan Abrams, visit his official website, read his work on Bleacher Report, and follow him on Twitter @Jpdabrams.

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and NovelClass. 

Direct download: Episode_267_All_the_Pieces_Matter_Author_Jonathan_Abrams.mp3
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Kayla Rae Whitaker, author of The Animators, and Nick Kreiss, writer/director of “Little Bitches,” chatted recently about their creative process, what inspired their respective debuts, and what they’re currently reading.

To learn more about Kayla Rae Whitaker, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read author Julie Buntin’s review of The Animators in last June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

To learn more about Nick Kreiss, follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also watch the trailer for “Little Bitches." 

Today's episode is sponsored by OneRoom and NovelClass


Matthew Cooke, whose credits include “How to Make Money Selling Drugs," "Confinement,” and “Deliver Us From Evil,” talks to Sean Tuohy about his latest documentary “Survivors Guide to Prison.”

To learn more about Matthew Cooke, like his Facebook page or follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also watch the trailer for “Survivors Guide to Prison.”

Today's Friday Morning Coffee episode is sponsored by OneRoom and NovelClass

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Survivors_Guide_to_Prison_Director_Matthew_Cooke.mp3
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