Episode 33: Thinking in Different Dimensions of Story (or Choosing Fencing over Law School) with Kat Howard

In Episode 33, we talk to award-winning author Kat Howard about doing research for fantasy fiction, retelling familiar stories from new perspectives, collaborating on a comic series, learning from different genres, digging into the revision process, finding inspiration in poetry and nonfiction, and much more! Kat Howard is a writer of fantasy, science fiction, andContinue reading “Episode 33: Thinking in Different Dimensions of Story (or Choosing Fencing over Law School) with Kat Howard”

Episode 31: Exploring Voice and Genre with Ellen Wayland-Smith

In Episode 31, we talk to Ellen Wayland-Smith about her new book. We also talk about teaching students genre and how to incorporate voice and personal experience into academic writing.

Episode 29: (Im)Perfecting the Novel with Amy Meyerson and Natalie Hallak

In Episode 29, we talk to Amy Meyerson and Natalie Hallak about Amy’s newest novel, The Imperfects. Along the way, we chat about writing research-based fiction, the collaborative nature of publishing, balancing writing and reading with other responsibilities, and using the F-word.

Episode 27: Speaking Against Racism with Taiyaba Husain

In Episode 27 we talk to Taiyaba Husain about recent incidents of racism at USC and how to empower students to challenge racism in the classroom, the university, and everywhere they find it.