Archives - June 2012
is 26 years old and currently lives in Atlanta, Georgia. She is the author of SISTERS RED
, AS YOU WISH, SWEETLY
, with another book coming out in the fall called FATHOMLESS. She began writing when she got angry that the school librarian couldn’t tell her of a book that contained a smart girl, horses, baby animals, and magic.
Alphie McCourt grew up in Limerick, Ireland with three brothers. His pieces have appeared in The Washington Post, The Villager (New York), The Limerick Leader and in Icons Magazine. Here, he writes about his experiences recording his first book, A LONG STONE’S THROW, as an audiobook.
Alina Simone is a singer and writer based out of Brooklyn, NY. YOU MUST GO AND WIN is her collection of essays about Russia, family and the tragic-comic struggle to make it in indie rock. Here, she discusses the process of recording her book.
Jane Green is a bestselling author of popular novels. She has been featured in People, Newsweek, USA Today, Glamour, and Cosmopolitan. She lives in Connecticut with her family. Here, she answers a series of questions about recording ANOTHER PIECE OF MY HEART.
Lesley Kagen is the New York Times bestselling author of WHISTLING IN THE DARK, GOOD GRACES, LAND OF A HUNDRED WONDERS, and TOMORROW RIVER. She lives in Milwaukee with her family. Here, she talks about the joys of recording her books.
Charles Martin earned his B.A. in English from Florida State University, and his M.A. in Journalism and Ph.D. in Communication from Regent University. He served one year at Hampton University as an adjunct professor in the English department and as a doctoral fellow at Regent. In 1999, he left a career in business to pursue his writing. He and his wife, Christy, live a stone's throw from the St. John's River in Jacksonville, Florida, with their three boys: Charlie, John T. and Rives.
Anthony Swofford served in a U.S. Marine Corps Surveillance and Target Acquisition/Scout-Sniper platoon during the Gulf War. After the war, he was educated at American River College; the University of California, Davis; and the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop. He has taught at the University of Iowa and Lewis and Clark College. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New York Times, Harper's, Men's Journal, The Iowa Review, and other publications. A Michener-Copernicus Fellowship recipient, he lives in New York. Here, he answers questions about recording his new book, HOTELS, HOSPITALS, AND JAILS: A Memoir.