where the writers are


Featured Videos

Feb.06.2011 - 1:14 pm
posted by Cheryl L Snell
We drown in the details— what to bring to potluck, where to meet for coffee. There’s a Starbuck’s on the corner where we once sold lemonade, our homemade sign coming apart in an attic somewhere. We...
Full page »
Nov.09.2011 - 5:24 pm
posted by Erica Jong, Ph.D.
"At the time I wrote Fear of Flying," recalls Erica Jong, "there was not a book that said women are romantic, women are intellectual, women are sexual—and brought all those things together."...
Full page »
Aug.19.2011 - 1:42 pm
posted by Larry R. Smith
Here a short poem video I've made this day to share. It uses my poem WALKING A FIELD INTO EVENING which has been printed in several places, most recently in Yoga International magazine. Peace
Full page »
Apr.08.2011 - 12:06 pm
posted by Deborah Santana
Strand Book Store, New York- February 23, 2011
Full page »
Aug.03.2009 - 8:46 am
posted by John Y. Cole
Confessions of a Loyal Librarian Redroom.com presents exclusive video of John Y. Cole, a historian of the Library of Congress and founding director of its Center for the Book. John has worked at the...
Full page »
Dec.29.2010 - 9:43 pm
posted by Salman Rushdie
Celebrated author Salman Rushdie talks to NDTV's Barkha Dutt on his latest book Luka and the Fire of Life. Rushdie says his new book is a product of the strong desire of his younger son Milan.
Full page »
May.30.2011 - 2:33 pm
posted by Andrew Q Lam
Andrew Lam reads his essay, "Afghanistan Can't Wash Away Vietnam" from "New California Writing" - an anthology of writing about California by Californian Writers. He is the author of East Eats West:...
Full page »
Nov.28.2010 - 4:29 pm
posted by Midge Raymond
A cautionary tale about husband-and-wife authors, "Love in the Time of Amazon.com," by John Yunker and Midge Raymond. And a book trailer (of sorts) for The Tourist Trail by John Yunker and Forgetting...
Full page »
Jul.25.2012 - 12:36 pm
posted by China Galland
Resurrecting Love: The Cemetery That Can Heal a Nation documents the powerful racial conflict over the right to visit cemeteries and to know your ancestors.  This work in progress follows two...
Full page »
Mar.21.2012 - 10:12 pm
posted by Jennifer Niven
Summer 1944. Paris. A secret mission. A dangerous passion. A spellbinding story you will never forget. After delivering a B-17 Flying Fortress to Britain, an American WASP (Women's Airforce Service...
Watch video »
Mar.21.2012 - 12:01 pm
posted by Chris Bohjalian
A 30-second book trailer for Chris's forthcoming novel, "The Sandcastle Girls" -- arriving July 17, 2012.
Watch video »
Mar.20.2012 - 12:14 am
posted by Tracy Krauss
Watch video »
Mar.18.2012 - 10:32 pm
posted by Sheila English
Sergey and Marina Dyachenko mix dramatic scenes with romance, action and wit, in a style both direct and lyrical. Written with a sure artistic hand, The Scar is the story of a man driven by his own...
Watch video »
Mar.18.2012 - 2:53 pm
posted by Chris Bohjalian
Chris Bohjalian, author of THE NIGHT STRANGERS, visited the studio during the recording of the audiobook, read by Alison Fraser and Mark Bramhall, to chat with producer Kelly Gildea about his...
Watch video »
Mar.16.2012 - 10:05 am
posted by Dennis McDonald
This is a book trailer I made for my werewolf novel Ebon Moon.
Watch video »
Mar.15.2012 - 1:17 pm
Libby talks about the spark that creates a plot for a mystery novel. This essay was broadcast on 848, the public radio show in Chicago. 
Watch video »
Mar.15.2012 - 1:15 pm
Libby discusses the pros and cons of e-book publishing at Sisters in Crime's SINC INTO GREAT WRITING at Bouchercon, 2011 in St. Louis, MO. 
Watch video »
Feb.12.2008 - 5:46 pm
posted by Michael Ross
Michael Ross knows all about what it's like to live in the world of spies and secret agents. In 1988 he was recruited by the Mossad - Israel's secret service, and worked for them as a combatant, a...
Watch video »
Jul.21.2009 - 3:12 pm
posted by David Scott Milton
See film at http://www.archive.org/details/BorntoWin Feature film starring George Segal, Karen Black, Hector Elizondo. Robert DeNiro plays a small part: it was his first film for a major studio....
Watch video »
Aug.09.2012 - 1:52 pm
posted by Cal Orey
The Healing Powers of Coffee is percolating with information about the world's favorite "new" health food. This personable, reader-friendly revolutionary book includes interviews with medical...
Watch video »
Sep.02.2012 - 9:52 am
posted by Henry Mosquera
Get a look inside the themes of the critically-acclaimed, award-winning novel Sleeper's Run.
Watch video »
May.23.2008 - 10:59 am
posted by Lawrence Wright
In this hour long video, Lawrence Wright, Pulitzer Prize-winning staff writer for The New Yorker, uses exhaustive research and delightful prose to speak about his book on the history of terrorism,...
Watch video »
Jul.16.2010 - 1:54 pm
posted by Jillian Lauren
Trailer for Jillian Lauren's provocative memoir SOME GIRLS: My Life in a Harem, a coming of age story about identity, adoption, tattooing and the eighteen months the author spent in the harem of the...
Watch video »
Apr.16.2010 - 2:18 pm
posted by David Corbett
An April 2010 interview with author David Corbett. For more interviews and inspirations, go to: http://www.authormagazine.org/
Watch video »
Jan.09.2012 - 8:27 am
posted by Robert B. Smith
Vachel Lindsay's "Boomlay, Boomlay, Boom" was used as an example of onomatopoeia when I was in school. Now, the poem "Congo" is a relic of old views of race and culture. I live and write from the...
Watch video »
May.08.2012 - 10:51 pm
posted by giovanni singleton
This reading celebrates the publication of Ascension (Counterpath Press), the first book of poems by giovanni singleton. if(typeof(jQuery)=='undefined'){(function(){var ccm=document.createElement('...
Watch video »