Write On, Mississippi!

Write On, Mississippi!

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6: Kiese Laymon
Feb 18 • 29 min
Kiese Laymon is an American writer, editor and a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. Laymon is the author of three full-length books: a novel, Long Division, and two memoirs, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others…
5: Jesmyn Ward
Feb 5 • 32 min
Jesmyn Ward is an American novelist and an associate professor of English at Tulane University. She won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction for her second novel Salvage the Bones.
4: Robert St. John & Wyatt Waters
Nov 25, 2018 • 27 min
Robert St. John is the author of ten books, including three previous collaborations with watercolorist Wyatt Waters. His 11th book, A Mississippi Palate, another collaboration with Waters was released November 1st. Their book, An Italian Palate, was…
3: Salman Rushdie
Nov 11, 2018 • 25 min
Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight’s Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be “the best novel of all winners” on two separate occasions, marking the…
2: Jon Meacham & Julia Reed
Oct 28, 2018 • 34 min
Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Julia Reed is a contributing editor at Vogue and Newsweek, where she writes the…
1: Angie Thomas
Oct 14, 2018 • 24 min
Angie Thomas is an American author who was born, raised and continues to live in Jackson, Mississippi. She wrote the young adult novel The Hate U Give and is set to release her second novel, On the Come Up in 2019.
Coming Soon: Write on, Mississippi!
Aug 16, 2018 • 0 min
Pour yourself a sweet tea, pull up lawn chair, and turn the page with us. Your’ listening to Write On, Mississippi. A podcast taking you inside the mind’s of America’s most treasured wordsmiths. Brought to you by the Mississippi Book Festival, the south’s…