Writer's Bone

Julia Phillips' debut Disappearing Earth topped our Best Books of 2019! She returns to Friday Morning Coffee to discuss being a finalist for the National Book Award, what she's learned from promoting the book, and the 2020 novels she's excited about.

Caitlin Malcuit also recaps 2019.

To learn more about Julia Phillips, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first conversation with the author and read our review of Disappearing Earth in our Best Books of 2019 feature.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Julia_Phillips_National_Book_Award_Finalist.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Award-winning journalist Frank Sesno talks to Daniel Ford about his book Ask More: The Power of Questions to Open Doors, Uncover Solutions, and Spark Change.

To learn more about Frank Sesno, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our feature on Ask More in November/December's "Books That Should Be On Our Radar."

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_396_Frank_Sesno_Author_of_Ask_More.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Musician Dante Cimadamore joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his album “Extra Ordinary,” which dropped under his Give Me Motion moniker.

Caitlin Malcuit also reviews the movie "Dark Waters."

To learn more about Dante Cimadamore and Give Me Motion, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, follow him on Twitter and Instagram, and subscribe to his YouTube channel. You can find “Extra Ordinary” on Spotify, SoundCloud, and every other music streaming platform imaginable. Also watch the music video for “Extra Ordinary."

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Producer and director Brian Volk-Weiss chats with Daniel Ford about "The Toys That Made Us" and "The Movies That Made Us," which are currently streaming on Netflix.

Follow Brian Volk-Weiss on Instagram to keep up with his current and upcoming projects. Also watch the trailers for "The Toys That Made Us" Season 3 and "The Movies That Made Us" Season 1.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_395_The_Toys_That_Made_Us_Producer_Brian_Volk-Weiss.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:48pm EST

Author and journalist Andrew Maraniss joins Daniel Ford and Caitlin Malcuit on Friday Morning Coffee to chat about his book Games of Deception: The True Story of the First U.S. Olympic Basketball Team at the 1936 Olympics in Hitler's Germany.

Caitlin also reviews the first "No Time to Die" trailer and "Knives Out."

To learn more about Andrew Maraniss, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Caitlin's review of the book in November/December's "Books That Should Be On Your Radar."

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Andrew_Maraniss_Author_of_Games_of_Deception.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

We kick off the last month of 2019 with author, journalist, and Pop Literacy co-host Kimberly Potts! She chats with Daniel Ford about her new book The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch (out today from Grand Central Publishing).

To learn more about Kimberly Potts, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of The Way We All Became The Brady Bunch in November/December’s 2019’s “Books That Should Be Your Radar” and subscribe to Pop Literacy.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Author Marc Cameron returns to the show to chat with Sean Tuohy about his new Jack Ryan novel Tom Clancy's Code of Honor.

Caitlin Malcuit offers gift ideas for the Holiday Armadillo in your life.

To learn more about Marc Cameron, visit his official website and like his Facebook page. Also listen to Sean's last interview with the author.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Marc_Cameron_Author_of_Tom_Clancys_Code_of_Honor.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author and journalist Erin Carlson drops by the podcast to chat with Daniel Ford about her new book Queen Meryl.

To learn more about Erin Carlson, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to her appearance on “Pop Literacy.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_393_Erin_Carlson_Author_of_Queen_Meryl_Final.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 9:45pm EST

Author Melissa Rivero joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel The Affairs of the Falcóns.

Guest host Guido Fargiorgio also chats about his Disney+ strategy and laments our reliance on remakes, reboots, and reunions.

To learn more about Melissa Rivero, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Author Tope Folarin talks to Daniel Ford about his incredible path to storytelling and what inspired his debut A Particular Kind of Black Man.

To learn more about Tope Folarin, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_392_Tope_Folarin_Author_of_A_Particular_Kind_of_Black_Man.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:00pm EST

Author Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Holding On To Nothing.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about all the issues firing us up heading into November.

To learn more about Elizabeth Chiles Shelburne, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Daniel’s review of Holding On To Nothing in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Alex Segura, author of the Pete Fernandez PI series, returns to the show and chats with Sean Tuohy about the last (please, say it ain’t so, Alex!) entry Miami Midnight.

To learn more about Alex Segura, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Sean’s last interview with the author and read why Daniel Ford can’t bring himself to finish Pete’s last adventure.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_391_Alex_Segura_Author_of_Miami_Midnight.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Karla FC Holloway chats with Daniel Ford about her debut A Death in Harlem.

Daniel also plugs his upcoming appearance at the 2019 DC Writers Conference, hosted by the American Society of Journalists and Authors. 

To learn more about Karla FC Holloway, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_390_Karla_FC_Holloway_Author_of_A_Death_in_Harlem.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Joseph Moldover joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his debut Every Moment After.

Daniel also chats about Writer’s Bone’s recent night out at Boston Symphony Hall for "Leipzig Week," where they saw a specular performance from Gautier Capuçon and Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. (Do yourselves a favor and watch Capuçon perform Dvorak’s "Song to the Moon" on July 14 underneath the Eiffel Tower.)

To learn more about Joe Moldover, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of Every Moment After in October's "Books That Should Be On Your Radar."

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Joseph_Moldover_Author_of_Every_Moment_After.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Rob Hart, author of the Ash McKenna series and the short story collection Take Out, chats with Daniel Ford about his novel The Warehouse.

To learn more about Rob Hart, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of The Warehouse in September’s “Books That Should Be On Our Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_389_Rob_Hart_Author_of_The_Warehouse.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author and poet Erica Wright joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee once again to discuss her new book Famous in Cedarville (out now from Polis Books). 

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about The Seeker, a graphic novel by Liz Valasco she picked up at Hub Comics in Somerville, Mass., and Patrick McHale's "Over the Garden Wall." 

To learn more about Erica Wright, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Listen to our last interview with the author (almost a year to the day!) and read our review of Famous in Cedarville in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Erica_Wright_Author_of_Famous_in_Cedarville.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author and sportswriter Joe Posnanski joins Rebecca Weston on the show to discuss his new book The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini.

To learn more about Joe Posnanski, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Rebecca’s review of The Life and Afterlife of Harry Houdini in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar” and subscribe to Posnanski’s “The Poscast,” which he co-hosts with TV writer and producer Michael Schur.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Jami Attenberg, author of The Middlesteins and All Grown Up, returns to the show to discuss her latest novel All This Could Be Yours (out Oct. 22 from HMH Books).

To learn more about Jami Attenberg, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author and read our review of All This Could Be Yours in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_387_Jami_Attenberg_Author_of_All_This_Could_Be_Yours.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 9:46pm EST

Author Matthew Duffus joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his debut Swapping Purples for Yellows (out now from Golden Antelope Press).

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about more Halloween haunts in Massachusetts!

To learn more about Matthew Duffus, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter. Also read our review of Swapping Purples for Yellows in October’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Author Marco Rafalà joins Daniel Ford on the show to chat about his debut novel How Fires End (out Oct. 15 from Little A).

To learn more about Marco Rafalà, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_386_Marco_Rafala_Author_of_How_Fires_End.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Daniel Ford recently stopped by the Boston Public Library’s North End Branch to promote his short story collection Black Coffee.

NovelClass host Dave Pezza emceed and Ford answered questions from an engaging and passionate crowd of readers.

To learn more about Daniel Ford, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Listen to his last conversation with Pop Literacy's Jennifer Keishin Armstrong and check out his book tour schedule!

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Author and good literary friend of the podcast Vanessa Lillie talks to Daniel Ford about her debut novel Little Voices.

To learn more about Vanessa Lillie, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. You can also catch Vanessa in conversation with author Edwin Hill at Wesleyan R. J. Julia Bookstore in Middletown, CT tonight at 7 p.m. 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_385_Vanessa_Lillie_Author_of_Little_Voices.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Seth Berkman joins Caitlin Malcuit on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his book A Team of Their Own: How an International Sisterhood Made Olympic History.

Caitlin and Courtney Malcuit also investigate quality Halloween offerings on various streaming services.

To learn more about Seth Berkman, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Berkman will also be appearing at Harvard Coop on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Seth_Berkman_Author_of_A_Team_of_Their_Own.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author John Vercher stops by the podcast to chat with Daniel Ford about his debut novel Three-Fifths

To learn more about John Vercher, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of Three-Fifths in September’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.  

Direct download: Episode_384_John_Vercher_Author_of_Three-Fifths.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Mark Guerin joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his debut You Can See More From Up Here (out Oct. 1 from Golden Antelope Press).

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about a haunted room.

To learn more about Mark Guerin, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also attend his book launch at Porter Square Books on Oct. 1 at 7 p.m.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom


Boy howdy, are we glad Craig Johnson is back on the show! The Walt Longmire series scribe returns to chat about his new book Land of Wolves.

To learn more about Craig Johnson, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with Johnson back in 2014 and read our review of Land of Wolves.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_383_Craig_Johnson_Author_of_the_Walt_Longmire_Series.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 11:32pm EST

Author Olivia A. Cole talks to Daniel Ford about her YA novels A Conspiracy of Stars and An Anatomy of Beasts.

To learn more about Olivia A. Cole, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


Our literary friend Edwin Hill (Little Comfort) joins us on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new Hester Thursby novel The Missing Ones.

Also, fittingly, Caitlin Malcuit kicks off the spooky season!

To learn more about Edwin Hill, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with Edwin and read our review of The Missing Ones in September’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Edwin_Hill_Author_of_The_Missing_Ones.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author and pop culture historian Saul Austerlitz chats with Daniel and Stephanie Ford about his new book Generation Friends (out Sept. 17 from Dutton).

To learn more about Saul Austerlitz, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_381_Saul_Austerlitz_Author_of_Generation_Friends.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:30pm EST

Author Stuart Ross joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his debut novel Jenny in Corona.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about The Cut’s feature on Caroline Calloway’s ghostwriter. Don't worry, she explains who the hell that is.

To learn more about Stuart Ross, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Stuart_Ross_Author_of_Jenny_in_Corona.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Robin Page chats with Daniel Ford about her debut novel Small Silent Things.

To learn more about Robin Page, visit her official website.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_380_Robin_Page_Author_of_Small_Silent_Things.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Karen A. Chase joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her novel Carrying Independence.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about recent Nintendo Direct news.

To learn more about Karen A. Chase, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Karen_A._Chase_Author_of_Carrying_Independence.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Sion Dayson joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss her fantastic debut novel As a River.

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

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_379_Sion_Dayson_Author_of_As_a_River.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

On Aug. 24, Daniel Ford (Sid Sanford Lives!) sat down with Jennifer Keishin Armstrong (Seinfeldia, Sex and the City and Us) at Kew & Willow Books to discuss his short story collection Black Coffee, his pop culture influences, and his “cynical optimist” persona.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about seeing comedian Reggie Watts at The Wilbur Theatre this past weekend. 

To learn more about Daniel Ford, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to his appearance on Pop Literacy and check out his book tour schedule!

To learn more about Jennifer Armstrong, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Instagram and Twitter. Additionally, listen to her last appearance on Writer’s Bone and subscribe to Pop Literacy!  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Russo returns to the show to discuss his new novel Chances Are…

To learn more about Richard Russo, visit his official website or like his Facebook page. Also listen to our first interview with the author and read our review of Chances Are… in August’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_378_Richard_Russo_Author_of_Chances_Are.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Julia Phillips joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Disappearing Earth.

To learn more about Julia Phillips, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Debutiful founder Adam Vitcavage’s review of Disappearing Earth in May’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Julia_Phillips_Author_of_Disappearing_Earth.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

A busy day here at Writer’s Bone!

First, Nicole Blades (The Thunder Beneath Us, Have You Met Nora?) joins us to talk about Toni Morrison’s legacy.

Then, Laura McHugh, whose latest book The Wolf Wants In is a must read, returns to the show to tell us all about how she crafted these new characters.

To learn more about Nicole Blades, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our most recent interview with the author.

To learn more about Laura McHugh, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first chat with McHugh in 2015 and read our review of The Wolf Wants In in August’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_377_Authors_Nicole_Blades_and_Laura_McHugh.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Amanda Goldblatt joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Hard Mouth

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about “Veronica Mars.”

To learn more about Amanda Goldblatt, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom. Also read our review of Hard Mouth in August’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Amanda_Goldblatt_Author_of_Hard_Mouth.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author R.L. Maizes joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss her sensational debut short story collection We Love Anderson Cooper.

To learn more about R.L. Maizes, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_376_R_L_Maizes_Author_of_We_Love_Anderson_Cooper.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author William Dameron joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his memoir The Lie: A Memoir of Two Marriages, Catfishing & Coming Out.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about the recent passing of literary giant Toni Morrison. She references two articles: Doreen St. Félix's "Toni Morrison and What Our Mothers Couldn’t Say" in The New Yorker and Imani Perry's "Yearning for a Blessing From Toni Morrison" in The Cut.

To learn more about William Dameron, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_William_Dameron_Author_of_The_Lie.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Lori Goldstein talks to Rebecca Weston about her YA novel Screen Queens

To learn more about Lori Goldstein, visit his official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_375_Lori_Goldstein_Author_of_Screen_Queens.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Bassey Ikpi, a Nigerian-American writer, spoken word artist, and mental health advocate, joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss her essay collection I’m Telling the Truth, But I’m Lying (out Aug. 20 from Harper Perennial). 

To learn more about Bassey Ikpi, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_374_Bassey_Ikpi_Author_of_Im_Telling_the_Truth_But_Im_Lying.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Writer and director Aaron Harvey joins Sean Tuohy on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new film “Into the Ashes.”

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about her second experience at a live How Did This Get Made? live event.

To learn more about Aaron Harvey, follow him on Twitter. Watch the “Into the Ashes" trailer. 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom.


On July 24, authors Daniel Ford and Hank Phillippi Ryan celebrated the launch of Black Coffee at Trident Booksellers & Café by having in-depth conversation about where inspiration strikes, the ups and downs of the writing process, and what it’s like living with multiple characters in their heads.

To learn more about Daniel Ford, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to his first book tour stop and where he’s headed next

To learn more about Hank Phillippi Ryan, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with Hank in Episode 310.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Author Karen Strong talks to Rebecca Weston about her highly praised middle-grade novel Just South of Home.

To learn more about Karen Strong, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Rebecca’s review of Just South of Home in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Episode_372_Karen_Strong_Author_of_Just_South_of_Home.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Erin Somers joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Stay Up with Hugo Best.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about the recent release of Madonna’s “Like A Prayer” demos.

To learn more about Erin Somers, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter. Also read our review of Stay Up with Hugo Best in July's "Books That Should Be On Your Radar."

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee, and OneRoom

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Erin_Somers_Author_of_Stay_Up_with_Hugo_Best.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

The one and only Laura Lippman returns to the show and chats with Daniel Ford about her new book Lady in the Lake.

To learn more about Laura Lippman, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author and read our review of Lady in the Lake in July’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” Additionally, read her essays “Whole 60” and “Game of Crones” on Longreads.    

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_371_Laura_Lippman_Author_of_Lady_in_the_Lake.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 10:25pm EST

Author Zara Raheem talks to Stephanie Ford about her debut novel The Marriage Clock (out July 23 from William Morrow).

To learn more about Zara Raheem, visit her official website and follow her on Instagram. Also read Stephanie’s review of The Marriage Clock in July’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_370_Zara_Raheem_Author_of_The_Marriage_Clock.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Bianca Marais, Writer’s Bone favorite and author of Hum If You Don’t Know the Words, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her latest novel If You Want to Make God Laugh (out now from Putnam Books).

We also introduce guest host Guido Fargiorgio, who is filling in for the vacationing Caitlin Malcuit. He chats about the proper Stanley Cup etiquette.

To learn more about Bianca Marais, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author and read our review of If You Want to Make God Laugh in July’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


On July 9, live from Belmont Books, Daniel Ford officially launched his new short story collection Black Coffee with the help of author Edwin Hill (Little Comfort, The Missing Ones). 

Listen as Ford reads from the book and then answers questions about his process for writing and selecting these stories, his literary influences, and why he loves exploring both the light and dark sides of human nature.

To learn more about Daniel Ford, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also check out his book tour schedule and listen to our first Black Coffee episode.

To learn more about Edwin Hill, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, or follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first interview with the author.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_369_Black_Coffee_Book_Launch_Live_From_Belmont_Books.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Susan Silver, The Mary Tyler Moore Show writer, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her memoir Hot Pants in Hollywood: Sex, Secrets & Sitcoms

Caitlin Malcuit talks about the upcoming Comic-Con in San Diego, the best Funko figurines about to be released, and Jeff Goldblum things.

To learn more about Susan Silver, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to her appearance on Pop Literacy.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_Susan_Silver_Author_of_Hot_Pants_in_Hollywood.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author Chip Cheek sits down with Daniel Ford to chat about his debut Cape May.

To learn more about Chip Cheek, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Read our review of Cape May in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Just a reminder that Daniel's book launch for Black Coffee is July 9 at Belmont Books in Belmont, Mass., at 7 p.m. Find more book details at danielfford.com.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_368_Chip_Cheek_Author_of_Cape_May.mp3
Category:writing -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Author James Charlesworth joins Daniel Ford at the PRX Podcast Garage in Allston, Mass., to chat about his debut The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill.

To learn more about James Charlesworth, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter. Also read our review of The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Daniel Ford, Writer’s Bone podcast co-host and author of Sid Sanford Lives!, is back with Black Coffee, a short story collection with a lot of buzz. Ford agreed to come on his own show to chat with Sean Tuohy and Rebecca Weston about his new book, his evolution as a writer, and the real-life people and experiences he draws from.

To learn more about Daniel Ford, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also check out his book tour schedule!

Today's episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

 

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He’s back!

Actor, comedian, and How Did This Get Made? co-host Paul Scheer returns to discuss the show’s upcoming live event in Medford, Mass. on July 25. He also chats about why he, June Diane Raphael, and Jason Mantzoukas still find joy in watching terrible movies, how his work with Amy Nicholson on Unspooled has cleansed his movie palette, and what movies and tv shows we can expect to see him in soon. 

Caitlin Malcuit also regales us with tales from HDTGM’s last appearance in the Boston area.

To learn more about Paul Scheer, visit his official website, subscribe to How Did This Get Made? and Unspooled, and follow him and the shows on Twitter @paulscheer@HDTGM, and @unspooled. Also listen to Sean Tuohy’s first interview with Paul in Episode 232

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Elliot Ackerman, National Book Award finalist for Dark at the Crossing, returns to the show and chats with Daniel Ford about his new book Places and Names: On War, Revolution, and Returning.

To learn more about Elliot Ackerman, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to his last appearance on the show and his guest-starring role on NovelClass. Read our full review of Places and Names in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today's episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_365_Elliot_Ackerman_Author_of_Places_and_Names.mp3
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Sam Slaughter, Food & Drink editor at The Manual, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new cocktail book, Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum?

Caitlin Malcuit also makes up a cocktail of her own and chats about “Pokémon Sword and Shield.”

To learn more about Sam Slaughter, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. You can also find more of his work at The Manual. Read our review of Are You Afraid of the Dark Rum? in June’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

 


Leah Cohen, author of No Book but the World and The Grief of Others, talks to Stephanie Ford about her new book Strangers and Cousins.

To learn more about Leah Cohen, visit her official website. Also listen to an excerpt from the audiobook on SoundCloud

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_364_Leah_Cohen_Author_of_Strangers_and_Cousins.mp3
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Author Maureen Joyce Connolly joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Little Lovely Things.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about Clover Hope’s Jezebel feature “Actors Who Are Bad at Acting.”

To learn more about Maureen Joyce Connolly, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Author Minnie Darke joins Daniel and Stephanie Ford on the show to chat about her novel Star-Crossed.

To learn more about Minnie Darke, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_363_Minnie_Darke_Author_of_Star-Crossed.mp3
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Author and journalist Robert W. Fieseler helps us kick off LGBTQ Pride Month!

He chats with us about his Edgar Award-winning book, Tinderbox: The Untold Story of the Up Stairs Lounge Fire and the Rise of Gay Liberation, his emotional writing process, and the current issues facing the LGBTQ community.

To learn more about Robert W. Fieseler, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_362_Robert_W._Fieseler_Edgar_Award-Winning_Author_of_Tinderbox.mp3
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Susan Richards Shreve, author and former chairman of the PEN/Faulkner Foundation, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book More News Tomorrow (out June 4 from W.W. Norton).

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about Sesame Street’s 50th anniversary.

To learn more about Susan Richards Shreve, visit her official website

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.


Author De'Shawn Charles Winslow chats with Daniel Ford about his debut novel In West Mills (out June 4 from Bloomsbury Publishing).

To learn more about De'Shawn Charles Winslow, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_361_DeShawn_Charles_Winslow_Author_of_In_West_Mills.mp3
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Meg Wolitzer, author of The Wife and The Interestings, joins Caitlin Malcuit on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss the paperback release of The Female Persuasion.

Please note that the audiobook excerpt, which is narrated by Rebecca Lowman, is courtesy of Penguin Random House Audio.

To learn more about Meg Wolitzer, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Matthew Reilly, best-selling author of the Jack West series, returns to the show and chats with Sean Tuohy about his new book The Secret Runners of New York (out now in Australia).

To learn more about Matthew Reilly, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Sean’s first interview with the author, which was featured on Episode 192

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_360_Matthew_Reilly_Author_of_The_Secret_Runners_of_New_York.mp3
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Author Julia Fine joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss the paperback edition of What Should Be Wild and and how her debut connects to our cultural and political moment.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about donating to the National Network of Abortion Funds and the National Abortion Federation, as well as some of the recent and upcoming television series finales.

To learn more about Julia Fine, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow here on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to our first conversation with the author featured in Episode 286

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Author Jason Allen joins Daniel Ford on the show to discuss his debut The East End.

To learn more about Jason Allen, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Jason will also be in conversation with James Charlesworth, author of The Patricide of George Benjamin Hill, at Harvard Coop on May 21 at 7 p.m. 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_359_Jason_Allen_Author_of_The_East_End.mp3
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Jason Baumann, New York Public Library Coordinator of Humanities and LGBTQ Collections, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss The Stonewall Reader.

This June will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, and The Stonewall Reader, which is out now from Penguin Classics, is “an anthology chronicling the tumultuous fight for LGBTQ rights in the 1960s and the activists who spearheaded it.” It features first-person accounts, diaries, and articles from LGBTQ magazines and newspapers that trace LGBTQ activism before, during, and following the riots. 

During her introduction, Caitlin Malcuit shares events planned for Pride Month across the country, how far we still need to go to protect LGBTQ citizens, and the charities you can donate to in order to make a difference.

To learn more about Jason Baumann, read his bio on the NYPL’s website and follow the library on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Black Ink Coffee Company, and Deliberate Freelancer.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_NYPL_Jason_Baumann_Editor_of_The_Stonewall_Reader.mp3
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Steven Rowley, author of Lily and the Octopus, talks to Daniel Ford about his new book The Editor

To learn more about Steven Rowley, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_358_Steven_Rowley_Author_of_The_Editor.mp3
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Author and journalist Rachel Louise Snyder joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us (out May 7 from Bloomsbury Publishing).

Caitlin Malcuit also shares resources victims of domestic violence, or their loved ones, can use, and we recommend generously donating your time or money to these invaluable programs.

To learn more about Rachel Louise Snyder, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Snyder is appearing at Harvard Bookstore on May 13 at 7 p.m. and will be in conversation with Suzanne Dubus and Andre Dubus III.  

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_No_Visible_Bruises_Author_Rachel_Louise_Snyder.mp3
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Author Lauren Wilkinson chats with Daniel Ford about her debut novel American Spy

To learn more about Lauren Wilkinson, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Read our review of American Spy in April’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, Daniel Ford's Black Coffee

Direct download: Episode_357_American_Spy_Author_Lauren_Wilkinson.mp3
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Steven Wingate, author of Wifeshopping, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his novel Of Fathers and Fire

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about the next James Bond film (which still does not have a title).  

To learn more about Steven Wingate, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Chanel Cleeton, author of Next Year in Havana, talks to Daniel Ford about her new book When We Left Cuba.

Daniel also announces that his new short story collection Black Coffee will be published by 50/50 Press on July 1. 

To learn more about Chanel Cleeton, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our full review of When We Left Cuba in April’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Deliberate Freelancer, and OneRoom.

 

 

 

 

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Author James Boice (The Shooting) joins Gary Almeter (The Emperor of Ice-Cream) on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new book, Who Killed the Fonz?

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about the “Sesame Street”/“Game of Thrones” crossovers and why you should follow @NightOpening on Twitter.

To learn more about James Boice, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Gary’s first interview with the author.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

 

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David R. Dow, author of The Autobiography of an Execution and founder of the Texas Innocence Network, talks to Daniel Ford about his fiction debut Confessions of an Innocent Man.

To learn more about David R. Dow, visit his official website or follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Deliberate Freelancer, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_355_Confessions_of_an_Innocent_Man_Author_David_R_Dow.mp3
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Musician, designer, and author Marcia Butler joins the show to discuss her fiction debut Pickle’s Progress.

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

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Deliberate Freelancer, and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_354_Pickles_Progress_Author_Marcia_Butler.mp3
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Author Eva Eland joins Rebecca Weston on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her book When Sadness Is at Your Door.

Caitlin Malcuit and Daniel Ford chat about what’s going on in the Boston area live from Toscanini's in Cambridge, Mass. 

To learn more about Eva Eland, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Rebecca’s review of When Sadness is at Your Door in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Black Ink Coffee Company, and Deliberate Freelancer.

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Author Dave Patterson talks to Daniel Ford about his debut novel Soon the Light Will be Perfect (out April 9 from Hanover Square Press).

For those of you in the Portland, Maine, area, Dave’s book launch is at Print: A Bookstore on April 9 at 7 p.m. 

To learn more about Dave Patterson, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, Deliberate Freelancer, and OneRoom

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Crystal King, author of Feast of Sorrow, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to chat about her new novel The Chef’s Secret.

Stephanie Ford also stops by to discuss a trio of books that would make excellent rom-coms.

To learn more about Crystal King, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, Deliberate Freelancer, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Linda Fairstein, author of the best-selling Alexandra “Coop” Cooper series, talks to Rebecca Weston about her new book Blood Oath.

To learn more about Linda Fairstein, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

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Author Jessica Barry joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her debut novel Freefall.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about a Garfield-themed restaurant in Toronto.

To learn more about Jessica Barry, follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of Freefall in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” 

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Author Katharine Smyth joins Rebecca Weston on today’s show to discuss her debut All the Lives We Ever Lived.

To learn more about Katharine Smyth, visit her official website. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_351_All_the_Lives_We_Ever_Lived_Author_Katharine_Smyth.mp3
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Today’s guest is one of our very own. Gary Almeter!

We first met Gary when he published a short story with us called “The Love Song of JFK Jr.” His book, The Emperor of Ice-Cream, debuts on March 26 from Unsolicited Press, and it’s really, really, really good. Pre-order it, order it again on Gary’s pub day, and then gift it to all your friends and relatives.

To learn more about Gary Almeter, read his bio on our contributors’ page and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our full review of The Emperor of Ice-Cream in March’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_350_The_Emperor_of_Ice_Cream_Gary_Almeter.mp3
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Author Alex Michaelides joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to chat about his best-selling debut The Silent Patient.

Caitlin Malcuit also discusses Pabst Blue Ribbon’s new whiskey.

To learn more about Alex Michaelides, follow him on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Nikesh Shukla, author of Coconut Unlimited and Meatspace, talks to Daniel Ford about The Good Immigrant: 26 Writers Reflect on America, which he edited with Chimene Suleyman.

To learn more about Nikesh Shukla, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_349_The_Good_Immigrant_Editor_Nikesh_Shukla.mp3
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Author Jamie Blake joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to chat about her debut YA novel The Last Ghost.

Caitlin Malcuit also celebrates Ayesha Siddiqi and Mariame Kaba on International Women’s Day.

To learn more about Jamie Blake, visit her official website and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Don Winslow, author of The Force, The Cartel, and The Power of the Dog, joins Daniel Ford on the show to talk about his new novel The Border.

To learn more about Don Winslow, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_348_The_Border_Author_Don_Winslow.mp3
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Lisa Gardner, best-selling author of Find Her, Look for Me, and Right Behind You, returns to the show to chat about her new book Never Tell.

To learn more about Lisa Gardner, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Caitlin Malcuit’s last interview with the author and to Dave Pezza and Daniel Ford’s discussion about Gardner’s novel Right Behind You on NovelClass.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_347_Never_Tell_Author_Lisa_Gardner_.mp3
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Author Anissa Gray joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to chat about her debut novel The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls

Caitlin also dishes about seeing Boyz II Men at the Orpheum Theatre in Boston and recaps this year’s Oscars. 

To learn more about Anissa Gray, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company


Lindsey J. Palmer, author of Pretty in Ink and If We Lived Here, talks to Stephanie Ford about her new book Otherwise Engaged.

To learn more about Lindsey J. Palmer, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also read Stephanie’s first interview with the author.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and NovelClass.

Direct download: Episode_346_Otherwise_Engaged_Author_Lindsey_J_Palmer.mp3
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From Pop Literary to Writer’s Bone! Author Andrea Bartz talks to Daniel Ford about her debut novel The Lost Night (out Feb. 26 from Crown Publishing). 

To learn more about Andrea Bartz, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and NovelClass.

Direct download: Episode_345_The_Lost_Night_Author_Andrea_Bartz.mp3
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And we thought we were busy…

Jessica A. Kent, founder of The Boston Book Blog, needs all the Friday Morning Coffee she can get! She joins Caitlin Malcuit and Daniel Ford on the show to discuss her love affair with history and literature, what’s she’s learned about Boston’s literary scene, the novel she’s working on, and her future plans for the website.

To learn more about Jessica A. Kent and The Boston Book Blog, visit the website, like its Facebook page, and follow it on Twitter and Instagram

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, NovelClass, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Martin Wilson, author of We Now Return to Regular Life and What They Always Tell Us, talks to Rebecca Weston about his path to storytelling, how he crafted the worlds in his two YA novels, the themes he wanted to explore through his characters, and more!

To learn more about Martin Wilson, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter. Also read Rebecca’s review of What We Always Tell Us in February’s “Books That Should Be On Your Radar.” To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_344_We_Now_Return_to_Regular_Life_Author_Martin_Wilson.mp3
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Fiona Barton, author of The Child and The Widow, joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new novel The Suspect.

Caitlin Malcuit also chats about The Ringer’s 2019 Dog Oscars.

To learn more about Fiona Barton, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter. Also read Daniel’s review of The Suspect in February 2019’s "Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_The_Suspect_Author_Fiona_Barton.mp3
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Author and poet DaMaris B. Hill talks to Daniel Ford about her new collection A Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing: The Incarceration of African American Women from Harriet Tubman to Sandra Bland.

To learn more about DaMaris B. Hill, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_343_A_Bound_Woman_Is_A_Dangerous_Thing_Author_DaMaris_B._Hill.mp3
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Jill Santopolo, author of The Light We Lost, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss her new book More Than Words.

Caitlin and Courtney Malcuit also chat about Ian Parker’s Dan Mallory/A.J. Finn profile in The New Yorker and Bustle’s feature “How 10 Women Of Color Actually Feel About Working In Book Publishing.” 

To learn more about Jill Santopolo, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. Also listen to Stephanie Ford’s last interview with the author.

Today's Friday Morning Coffee is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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Micah Dean Hicks, author of the short story collection Electricity and Other Dreams, talks to Rebecca Weston about his first novel Break the Bodies, Haunt the Bones (out Feb. 5 from John Joseph Adams Books and Houghton Mifflin Harcourt). 

To learn more about Micah Dean Hicks, visit his official website and follow him on Twitter @MicahDeanHicks

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_342_Break_the_Bodies_Haunt_the_Bones_Author_Micah_Dean_Hicks.mp3
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Snowden Wright, author of Play Pretty Blues, joins Daniel Ford on Friday Morning Coffee to discuss his new novel American Pop (out Feb. 5 from William Morrow).

Caitlin Malcuit also talks about CBS All Access’ plans to adapt Stephen King’s The Stand.

To learn more about Snowden Wright, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter @SnowdenWright

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

Direct download: Friday_Morning_Coffee_American_Pop_Author_Snowden_Wright.mp3
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Author Novuyo Rosa Tshuma talks to Rebecca Weston about her novel House of Stone.

To learn more about Novuyo Rosa Tshuma visit her official website, like her Facebook page, and follow her on Twitter and Instagram. To learn more about Rebecca Weston, visit her official website, like her Facebook page, or follow her on Twitter and Instagram.

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm and OneRoom.

Direct download: Episode_341_House_of_Stone_Author_Novuyo_Rosa_Tshuma.mp3
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Author Maurice Carlos Ruffin joins Daniel Ford for Friday Morning Coffee to chat about his debut novel We Cast A Shadow.

Caitlin Malcuit also talks about crime-solving cats.

To learn more about Maurice Carlos Ruffin, visit his official website, like his Facebook page, and follow him on Twitter and Instagram. Also read our review of We Cast A Shadow in January’s "Books That Should Be On Your Radar.”

Today’s episode is sponsored by Libro.fm, OneRoom, and Black Ink Coffee Company.

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