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Conversations

Conversations is sometimes serious and sometimes humorous, but always informative. Host Dan Skinner shares interviews with writers about recent works of fiction and non-fiction, featuring internationally known best-selling authors as well as new voices in literature. Conversations also shares updates on the area art scene through discussions about upcoming performances and exhibits. 

Conversations: Will Geddes, "Parent Alert! How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online"

On this edition of Conversations, Will Geddes joins us to talk about his book, Parent Alert! How To Keep Your Kids Safe Online. Geddes is one of the world’s leading specialists in counterterrorism, kidnapping, and personal security. He is a regular commentator and analyst for CNN, NBC, BBC, Newsweek, the Economist and others. He co-authored the book along with Nadia Sawalha and Kaye Adams.


Conversations: Jill Santopolo, "The Light We Lost"

On this edition of Conversations, Jill Santopolo joins us to talk about her New York Times bestselling novel, The Light We Lost, which is now available in paperback. She is also the author of three successful children’s and young-adult series and also works as the editorial director of Philomel Books, an imprint of Penguin Young Readers group.


Conversations: "The Pleiades Project: To The Stars Through Collaboration" at Lawrence Arts Center

On this edition of Conversations, Diana Dunkley and Debra Nelson join us to talk about The Pleiades Project: To the Stars Through Collaboration, an art installation that will be on display at the Lawrence Arts Center August 31st through September 22nd. The Pleiades Project is an international collaboration of seven artists creating multidisciplinary artwork based on the Pleiades Star Cluster.

Conversations: Allen Gannett, "The Creative Curve"

What we think we know about creativity is wrong. On this edition of Conversations, Allen Gannett joins us to talk about his book, The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time. Allen Gannett is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a software analytics firm whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Honda and GE, just to name a few.


Conversations: Allen Gannett, "The Creative Curve"

The Creative Curve

What we think we know about creativity is wrong. On this edition of Conversations, Allen Gannett joins us to talk about his book, The Creative Curve: How to Develop the Right Idea, at the Right Time. Allen Gannett is the founder and CEO of TrackMaven, a software analytics firm whose clients have included Microsoft, Marriott, Honda and GE, just to name a few.
 

Conversations: Jonathan Alderfer, "Bird Guide of North America"

On this edition of Conversations, Jonathan Alderfer joins us to talk about his most recent book, the second edition of National Geographics Kids Bird Guide of North America. Alderfer is an artist, author, and editor, who has specialized in painting birds and natural history subjects for more than thirty years.


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