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Writers In The World

Writers In The World

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Conversations with authors, professors, and current MFA students on craft, publication, choosing a writing program, and more.
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Lessons From Faculty: Valerie Vogrin

Writers In The World

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Interviews with Authors: Jenny Mueller
Poet, professor, and essayist Dr. Jenny Mueller discusses her work and how travel plays a role in her writing process. 
56:33
April 9, 2021
Listen Again: David Wright
Original broadcast date: November 19, 2019. Grant Deam sits down with author David Wright to discuss his reading at SIUE, writing across genres, a novel in progress and more.
31:14
April 1, 2021
Interviews with Authors: Benjamin White
Author Benjamin White discusses his new book, Recon Trilogy +1, and the unique writing form, the “poemoir.”
01:06:48
March 19, 2021
Lessons From Faculty: Tiana Clark
Poet, essayist, and teacher Tiana Clark discusses her two collections of poetry, innovation in form, and writing as survival. Visit tianaclark.com to learn more!
49:58
February 25, 2020
Interviews with Authors: Chad Simpson
Chad Simpson, author of Tell Everyone I Said Hi, discusses story collections, short forms of fiction, and current projects. Read more about Chad here: http://www.sadchimpson.com
54:43
February 17, 2020
Journey to SIUE: Matt Sautman
Second year MFA student Matt Sautman discusses his experience at SIUE and how workshops and small class-sizes have contributed to his development as a writer. 
20:13
February 10, 2020
Lessons From Faculty: Geoff Schmidt
The Director of the MFA at SIUE, Professor Geoff Schmidt, discusses the program’s founding, course offerings, and memorable moments from the current cohort. Apply to the MFA at SIUE here: http://www.siue.edu/apply/
34:11
February 3, 2020
Interviews with Authors: Steve Davenport
Grant Deam discusses process, place, and forthcoming work with Steve Davenport. Order his new book here: https://www.amazon.com/Bruise-Songs-Steve-Davenport/dp/1622883020.
01:09:48
January 27, 2020
Journey to SIUE: Myra Lei
Grant Deam interviews fellow MFA student Myra Lei about her unique journey to the MFA program at SIUE. 
17:30
January 20, 2020
Lessons From Faculty: Dr. Joshua Kryah
Professor and poet Dr. Joshua Kryah talks about his unique journey through graduate school, life at SIUE, and being an artist from St. Louis.
55:54
December 23, 2019
Interviews with Authors: Jeffrey Skoblow
Grant Deam hosts Dr. Jeffrey Skoblow, author of In a Trance: On Paleo Art, for a conversation on genre, point of view, and the role research plays in the writing process. 
44:29
December 16, 2019
Journey to SIUE: Lindani Memani
Grant Deam interviews current MFA student and Mass Communications professor Dr. Lindani Memani about her journey to SIUE.
16:50
December 9, 2019
Lessons From Faculty: Valerie Vogrin
Host Grant Deam interviews SIUE's very own Valerie Vogrin. Professor Vogrin talks about her journey as a graduate student, growing as a writer and teacher, and discusses her new book, winner of the Spokane Prize for Short Fiction, The Things We’ll Need for the Coming Difficulties.
37:03
December 2, 2019
Interviews with Authors: David Wright
Grant Deam sits down with author David Wright to discuss his reading at SIUE, writing across genres, a novel in progress and more.
31:57
November 25, 2019
Journey to SIUE: Kenita Jalivay
Grant Deam interviews current MFA student and documentary filmmaker Kenita Jalivay about her journey to SIUE.
15:24
November 18, 2019