Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

Authors on the Air Global Radio Network

The Authors on the Air Global Radio Network is an international digital media corporation comprised of radio talk shows, podcasts, & book reviewers. We are interested in speaking to writers in all genres and other creative people. Thanks for joining us here today and please share with your friends.

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January 24, 2022 23 min
Thea Sutton has a PhD in English literature with books and articles to her credit. She has worked in marketing and communications while dividing her time between Toronto and Southern California. The Storytellers, hosted by Grace Sammon, focuses on individuals who choose to leave their mark on the world through the art of story. Each episode engages guests and listeners in the story behind the story of authors, artists, reporters ...
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https://lisaunger.com/ Lisa Unger is a New York Times and internationally bestselling author. With books published in thirty-one languages and millions of copies sold worldwide, she is widely regarded as a master of suspense. Her latest novel is LAST GIRL GHOSTED. Unger’s critically acclaimed novels have been featured on “Best Book” lists from the Today show, Good Morning America, Entertainment Weekly, People, Amazon, Goodreads, ...
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When Matt Coyle was fourteen his father gave him The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler. Since then, Coyle has dedicated his writing career to hard-boiled PI mysteries following the haunted character Rick Cahill. He is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and lives in San Diego with his yellow lab, Angus. Coyle’s debut novel, YESTERDAY'S ECHO, won the Anthony Award for Best First Novel, the San Diego Book Award for Best Mystery...
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Amanda Jayatissa grew up in Sri Lanka, completed her undergrad at Mills College, CA, and lived in the UK before moving back to her sunny little island. She works as a corporate trainer, owns a chain of cookie stores, and is a proud dog-mum to her two, spoiled huskies. https://www.amandajayatissa.com VOX VOMITUS: Sometimes, it's not what goes right in the writing process, it's what goes horribly wrong. Host/Literary Horror ...
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Heather Newton’s “McMullen Circle” Brings Characters in a Small Town to Life In this episode 278, we visit with Heather Newton, author of “McMullen Circle,” a collection of connected short stories, and finalist for the W.S. Porter Prize. In 1969, as Karl Wallenda prepares to tight-rope walk across the gorge in the tiny town of Tonola Falls, Georgia, faculty families at the McMullen Boarding School learn about racism, war, and wh...
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BLURB: Michelle Burgess is passionate about books that “fuel the soul & mind.” She is the founder of “Book Queens” an online website dedicated to supplying books on African American culture. She is still solidly rooted in Oakland California, where she was born and raised. As a youngster, she read Maya Angelou’s I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings the book that touched hearts worldwide, including hers. That was the jumping off p...
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LORI RADER-DAY is the Edgar Award-nominated and Anthony Award and Mary Higgins Clark Award-winning author of Death at Greenway (coming October 2021), The Lucky One, Under a Dark Sky, The Day I Died, Little Pretty Things, and The Black Hour. Lori’s short fiction has appeared in Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Time Out Chicago, Good Housekeeping, and others. She lives in Chicago, where she is the co-chair of the mystery reader confere...
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Heather Weidner, author of the Jules Keene Glamping mysteries, joins me in the Corner to chat about Vintage Trailers and Blackmailers, the first in the series. Tune in to find out what glamping is and why it’s popular. Hear about the fun of restoring vintage trailers. Learn about life in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and how the area’s rustic beauty amps up the tension in Heather’s mystery. Find Heather at http://www.heatherweidn...
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Benjamin Percy is the author of six novels. His honors include a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Whiting Writers’ Award, two Pushcart Prizes, the Plimpton Prize, and inclusion in Best American Short Stories and Best American Comics. And his story “Refresh, Refresh” was included in 100 Years of the Best American Short Stories. His new release, The Unfamiliar Garden, launched in January 2022. It is the second...
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On the latest episode of Now, Appalachia, Eliot interviews Virginia author John Copenhaver about his new book THE SAVAGE KIND. ohn Copenhaver is the author of Dodging and Burning, which won the Macavity Award for Best First Mystery Novel and garnered Anthony, Strand Critics, Barry, and Lambda Literary Award nominations. Copenhaver writes a crime fiction review column for Lambda Literary called “Blacklight,” is a co-host on the Hous...
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Acclaimed debut novelist Peter Mann steps into the Interrogation Room to try getting his story straight. Host Gavin Reese has questions. Peter better have the answers. Peter Mann has a Ph.D. in Modern European History and is a recipient of the Whiting Dissertation Fellowship. He teaches history and literature at Stanford and the University of San Francisco, and he’s also a graphic artist. Peter regularly creates and publishes “The...
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Acclaimed international bestseller Brad Taylor steps in the Interrogation Room to try to get his story straight. Brad retired from the US Army as a Lieutenant Colonel in 2010 after more than twenty-one years of service. He spent of that with the 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, commonly known as Delta Force. His last assignment was as an assistant professor of military science at The Citadel. Brad’s written fiftee...
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BLURB: Sherri Leimkuhler is the USA Today Bestselling Author of What's Left Untold. She has written professionally for more than twenty years but is a Jill of many trades, with experience in sales, marketing, public relations, event planning, aviation, and yoga instruction. Her health-and-fitness column, “For the Fun of Fit,” appeared bi-weekly in the Carroll County Times for a decade. A competitive triathlete and two-time Ir...
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https://www.kimtaylorblakemore.com/ Kim writes historical novels that feature fierce and often dangerous women. She writes about the thieves and servants, murderesses and mediums, grifters and frauds - the women with darker stories, tangled lies and hidden motives. She is the author of the Amazon bestselling historical thriller AFTER ALICE FELL, and THE COMPANION, lauded by Publisher’s Weekly as “a captivating tale of psychological...
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Happy New Year! Author Kellye Garrett joins me in the Corner for the first episode of 2022. We chat about her multi-award-winning cozy Detective by Day mysteries, Hollywood Homicide and Hollywood Ending, and her new highly anticipated suspenseful traditional mystery, Like A Sister. Tune in to learn how Kellye dismantles stereotypes while telling the best story she can tell. Hear how writing suspense differed from writing cozy myst...
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In this episode 276, we visit with Ellen Butler author of “Swindler’s Revenge,” a Karina Cardinal Mystery Book. When a mysterious burner phone shows up in her Karina Cardinal’s pocket, she has no doubt who dropped it there. Mike is deep undercover and so far off-grid, he needs help to figure out who’s framing him—and why. Classic Karina, she jumps in with both feet, ignoring the dangers. The trouble with leaping before you look? ...
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Dr. Terry Root is an active conservator of the earth and all its species. She was a lead author of the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change Report in 2007, resulting in Dr. Root being co-awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with Vice President Al Gore. In addition to other honors, Root was awarded the “Spirit of Defenders Award for Science” by Defenders of Wildlife in 2010, and a Lifetime Achievement Award in 2016 from the co...
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In this episode 275, our 2021 end-of-year episode, we visit with Cindy Burnett, book influencer and host of the Thoughts from a Page Podcast headquartered in Houston, Texas. Cindy brings to this episode her recommendations for the top ten book reads of the year. You won’t want to miss this episode for Cindy’s suggestions. As an avid reader and book reviewer, Cindy loves to talk about books wherever she can. She actively talks ab...
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The holidays aren’t over yet! Listen to today’s bonus episode to hear Lisa Manuel, writing as Alyssa Maxwell, chat about her newest A Lady and Lady’s Maid mystery, A Deadly Endowment. Find out what it took to run an English estate during the interwar period. Hear how the Great War shook up social norms and how navigated the changing times. Lisa also writes the Gilded Newport mysteries, so I asked her what Christmas was really like ...
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Kind Chemist Wife: Musings at 3 a.m., is a collection of essays about moments in Sarah Bigham's life that range from the mundane to the monumental. In Part 2 of this conversation, Shannon and Sarah discuss the writing process, the human condition, and fundamental problems with the medical field's approach to treating chronic pain, especially in women. Our Lives with Shannon Fisher explores personal, political, and societal...
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