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With degrees in English Literature and a master’s from the University of Cincinnati in Early Modern European History, local author Stacey Roberts was destined to write Trailer Trash, With a Girl’s Name as his first novel. He’s in our studio to talk about his education, career and this book with Barbara Gray.

A chat with local author Melissa Landers

Mar 14, 2014

Barbara Gray sits down with local author Melissa Landers to talk about her young adult sci-fi romance novel, Alienated, published last month by Disney-Hyperion.

Local author Miriam Karp's new memoir

Feb 7, 2014

Local writer, artist and teacher Miriam Karp talks with Barbara Gray about her newly published memoir, Painting Zaidy's Dream.

Chuck Sambuchino, author and editor for Cincinnati-based Writer’s Digest, tells Barbara Gray about two new market books he has coming out: 2014 Guide to Literary Agents and the 2014 Children’s Writers's & Illustrator’s Market. He also talks about how his book, How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack, has been optioned by a Hollywood studio as a possible film.

Columbus author Cindy Thomson

Nov 15, 2013

Author Cindy Thomson, from Columbus, Ohio, recently came by our studio to talk to Barbara Gray about her latest novel, Grace’s Pictures, the story of a young Irish immigrant in early 20th century America.

Mark McLane: The Impersonators

Nov 6, 2013
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Mark McLane is a high school English teacher in Brookville, Indiana, who has published his first novel, The Impersonators.

According to his press release, The Impersonators follows an eclectic collection of 7 dream-driven residents of the Villa Verdugo Apartments in North Hollywood who arrive from various points across the heartland of America to escape their families or their past, to reinvent themselves, or to live a life in the full California sunshine that they could only live In the shadows back home.”

Lisa K. Waters: Quest for Love

Nov 4, 2013

Barbara Gray speaks with Lisa K. Waters, a local author, about three of her books: 

Book review: "Are You Mine"

Nov 1, 2013

Kelly Blewett has a review of local author N.K. Smith’s newest novel, Are You Mine?

Northern Kentucky University Associate Professor Carol Medlicott is a scholar of the Shakers and has written Issachar Bates: A Shaker's Journey, a biography of an early Shaker leader who led the group’s expansion west of the Appalachians. She joins Mark Heyne to discuss Bates’ life and how he established the seven Shaker centers in this region.

A new novel from Cincinnati author N.K. Smith

Oct 12, 2013

Cincinnati author N.K. Smith’s newest novel, Hollywood Lies, is an unusual look at the rich and famous and the plights and perils that comes with celebrity. She’s with Barbara Gray to talk about the plot of her new book and how a Midwestern mother of two gets into the lives of these West Coast favorites of the paparazzi.

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