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Fiction

Conversations: Andrea Wang and Jason Chin, "Watercress"

On this edition of Conversations, Andrea Wang and Jason Chin talk with host Dan Skinner about "Watercress," a picture book for children. Wang is an award-winning author whose previous books include “The Nian Monster” and “Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando.” Chin is a celebrated author and illustrator of children's books.

Conversations: Jillian Boehme, "The Stolen Kingdom"

On this edition of Conversations, Jillian Boehme talks with host Dan Skinner about her new young adult novel, “The Stolen Kingdom.” Boehme is known to the online writing community as “Authoress,” hostess of Miss Snark’s First Victim, a popular blog for aspiring authors. Her previous novel is “Stormrise.” 


Conversations: Maureen Johnson, "Hello, Cruel Heart"

On this edition of Conversations, Maureen Johnson talks with host Dan Skinner about her latest YA novel, “Hello, Cruel Heart.” It's the story of a teenaged Cruella de Vil in 1967 London. Johnson is the #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of many YA novels, including “13 Little Blue Envelopes,” ‘Suite Scarlett,” “The Name of the Star”, and the “Truly Devious” series. 

Conversations: Lee Matthew Goldberg, "Orange City"

On this edition of Conversations, Lee Matthew Goldberg talks with host Dan Skinner about his latest novel, "Orange City." Goldberg’s previous novels include “The Ancestor,” “The Mentor,” “The Desire Card,” and “Slow Down.” "Orange City" is a dystopian story set in a secret city dominated by "The Man." Goldberg describes it as mix of

Conversations: Elliot Ackerman & Admiral James Stavridis, "2034: A Novel of the Next World War"

On this edition of Conversations, Elliott Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis talk with host Dan Skinner about "2034 - A Novel of the Next World War." Elliot Ackerman is the author of several novels, most recently “Red Dress In Black and White.”

Conversations: Miriam Udel, "Honey on the Page - A Treasury of Yiddish Children's Literature"

On this edition of Conversations, Miriam Udel talks with host Dan Skinner about “Honey on the Page: A Treasury of Yiddish Children’s Literature,” which she edited and translated. Udel is a rabbi and associate professor of Yiddish language, literature, and culture at Emory University, where she studies the Jewish encounter with modernity. 


Conversations: Alan Gratz, "Ground Zero: A Novel of 9/11"

On this edition of Conversations, Alan Gratz talks with host Dan Skinner about “Ground Zero: A Novel of 9/11.” Gratz is the bestselling author of several highly acclaimed books for young readers, including, among others “Allies,” “Grenade,” and “Code of Honor.” His novel “Refugee” is often referred to as a modern classic and has remained on The New York Times bestseller list for over two years. 


Conversations: Angeline Boulley, "Firekeeper's Daughter"

On this edition of Conversations, Angeline Boulley talks with host Dan Skinner about her debut novel, “Firekeeper's Daughter.” Boulley is a storyteller who writes about her Ojibwe community in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. She is a former Director of the Office of Indian Education at the U.S. Department of Education. 


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