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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: Grechen Steidle, "Leading from Within"

Grechen Steidle is the Founder and President of Global Grassroots, a nonprofit organization that works with women and girls to be leaders of conscious social change in their communities. On this edition of Conversations, she joins us to talk about her book, Leading from Within: Conscious Social Change and Mindfulness for Social Innovation.


Conversations: Alison Roman, "Dining In: Highly Cookable Recipes"

On this edition of Conversations, Alison Roman talks about her new cookbook Dining In – Highly Cookable Recipes. Roman is a cook, writer and contributor to Bon Appetit. She is the former Senior Food Editor at Bon Appetit and Buzzfeed. Her work appears regularly in the New York Times, and has been featured in GQ and other publications.


Conversations: Catherine Reid, "The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables"

Are you a fan of Anne of Green Gables? On this edition of Conversations, Catherine Reid talks about The Landscapes of Anne of Green Gables: The Enchanting Island that Inspired L.M. Montgomery. Catherine Reid is the author of two previous works of non-fiction and has been a creative writing fellow at numerous writing programs.


Conversations: George Michelsen Foy, "Run The Storm"

George Michelsen Foy is a former officer on British coastal freighters and holds a US Coast Guard coastal captain’s license. On this edition of Conversations, he talks about his latest book, Run The Storm: A Savage Storm, A Brave Crew, and the Wreck of the SS El Faro. Foy has also written 12 critically acclaimed novels in addition to two other non-fiction books.


Conversations: Rickey Gard Diamond, "Screwnomics: How Our Economy Works Against Women and Real Ways to Make Lasting Change"

On this edition of Conversations, Rickey Gard Diamond joins us to talk about her book, Screwnomics: How Our Economy Works Against Women and Real Ways to Make Lasting Change. Diamond was the founding editor of Vermont Woman, and the author of short stories and novels. 


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