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Fundraiser 2019 Edition

Here’s a special Fundraiser 2019 edition of Living Writers with wonderful guests George Cooper, Brent Bryan of Big Love Recording Collective, Angie Berkley + Gina Brandolino of the podcast Behind the Scaffolding, and Scott Beal from Skazat!

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Fun-Fundraiser 2019: any pledge big or small counts greatly to us. Donate online here!

 

Leland de la Durantaye

Guest host Amanda Uhle talks with Leland de la Durantaye, author of Hannah vs. the Tree (McSweeney’s 2018). A Michigan native, De la Durantaye is currently a professor, critic, and translator based in Los Angeles. They talk about the book’s Michigan setting, the power of families in novels, and much more.

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photo credit: Rosalie Atkinson

Lo Dagerman for Stig Dagerman

Lo Dagerman reads from her father Stig Dagerman’s novel now available in translation Wedding Worries (David R. Godine 2018). We talk about vocation, youth, fathers, legacy and coming home to art.

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Stig Dagerman collage by Lo Dagerman, featuring Stig Dagerman at 9 years old with his paternal grandparents and their farmhouse–all inspiration for his novel Wedding Worries, written at age 26.

Valentine’s Day + Writers + Dogs + Cats

Does your cat write love letters? Does your dog write odes?

Please join us today to hear George Cooper, Lillian Li, Ali Shapiro, Stephanie Douglass Carpenter, Gina Brandolino and Jim Shepard read dog and cat poems and more.

And…the world premiere of Maybe by Home:George.

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Lillian Li with her debut novel Number One Chinese Restaurant and George Cooper of Home:George