November 2017 Write On! Radio Archives

We speak with Jason Reynolds about his new narrative verse novel Long Way Down, an ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, which was longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. He is a National Book Award honoree, a Kirkus Award winner, an NAACP Image Award Winner and the recipient of multiple Coretta Scott King honors.

We speak with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist David Cay Johnston about the new edition of his book The Making of Donald Trump. He has reported for the Los Angeles TimesThe Philadelphia Inquirer and The New York Times, and he has written several bestselling books, including Free LunchPerfectly Legal and The Fine Print. 

We speak with Margaret Killjoy about her new book The Lamb Will Slaughter the Lion. She is a transfeminine author and anarchist who has written a number of other works, including A Country of Ghosts and What Lies Beneath the Clock Tower

We speak with Jennifer Egan about her new novel Manhattan Beach. She is also the author of The Invisible CircusLook at MeThe Keep, and A Visit from the Goon Squad, which won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award