109 episodes

A Mighty Blaze was created in 2020 to connect writers and readers in the age of Covid and beyond. Since then, we've had the pleasure of conducting hundreds of interviews with authors of every stripe, from bestsellers to debuts and everyone in between. The AMB Podcast brings you the very best of those interviews, starting with our "Friday Frontliners" like JOHN IRVING, ANNA QUINDLEN, EDWIDGE DANTICAT, CHERYL STRAYED, and ERICA JONG in Season One. If you're a writer, a reader, or just a lover of all things books, the AMB Podcast is for you! Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

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A Mighty Blaze was created in 2020 to connect writers and readers in the age of Covid and beyond. Since then, we've had the pleasure of conducting hundreds of interviews with authors of every stripe, from bestsellers to debuts and everyone in between. The AMB Podcast brings you the very best of those interviews, starting with our "Friday Frontliners" like JOHN IRVING, ANNA QUINDLEN, EDWIDGE DANTICAT, CHERYL STRAYED, and ERICA JONG in Season One. If you're a writer, a reader, or just a lover of all things books, the AMB Podcast is for you! Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    Season 9 Episode 11: ANN PATCHETT & LINDSAY LYNCH

    Season 9 Episode 11: ANN PATCHETT & LINDSAY LYNCH

    Ann is a Pulitzer finalist, a National Humanities Medal nominee, and the author of some of America's favorite stories, including her latest, TOM LAKE. Lindsay's debut novel, DO TELL, hit the USA Today bestseller list and was featured on the Today Show. The pair joined fellow author Jenna Blum to talk about the writing life and their work together at Ann's Parnassus Books in Nashville. Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    • 40 min
    Season 9 Episode 10: JULIA FINE

    Season 9 Episode 10: JULIA FINE

    Her latest book, MADDALENA AND THE DARK, is creepy, magical, atmospheric, and historical--perhaps the perfect blend for a winter's day. Or any day, for that matter! Julia visited AMB to talk with Kimberly Hensle Lowrance about this page-turner set in a competitive music school run by Vivaldi (yes, THAT Vivaldi) in 18th-century Venice. Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    • 52 min
    Season 9 Episode 9: ANN NAPOLITANO

    Season 9 Episode 9: ANN NAPOLITANO

    Her latest novel, DEAR EDWARD, was recently made into a TV series on Apple+. Now Ann Napolitano is back with another blockbuster! In this episode, our own cofounder and NYT bestselling author Caroline Leavitt chatted with Ann about her publishing journey and of course about her newest Oprah-picked novel, HELLO BEAUTIFUL.

    • 44 min
    Season 9 Episode 8: PAM JENOFF

    Season 9 Episode 8: PAM JENOFF

    The NYT bestselling auhor of THE LOST GIRLS OF PARIS, THE ORPHAN'S TALE, and THE WOMAN WITH THE BLUE STAR is back with another page-turner! Pam visited A Mighty Blaze to chat with fellow bestselling author Jenna Blum about her newest historical fiction tale: CODE NAME SAPPHIRE. Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    • 59 min
    Season 9 Episode 7: DENNIS LEHANE

    Season 9 Episode 7: DENNIS LEHANE

    If ever any episode had a Boston accent, this one is it. Dennis Lehane is the author of MYSTIC RIVER, SHUTTER ISLAND, MOONLIGHT MILE, GONE BABY GONE, and so many more... And if that wasn't enough, he's also a staff writer for several hit TV series. He talked about his life and work with fellow author Mark Cecil on The Thoughtful Bro. Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    • 54 min
    Season 9 Episode 6: SARINA DAHLAN

    Season 9 Episode 6: SARINA DAHLAN

    Take your imagination for a ride with this episode featuring Sarina Dahlan, author of the fantastical and touching Four Cities trilogy, including the already-released books RESET and PRESET. She joined fellow author Joe Moldover and Nick Eskey from San Diego's Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore for a lively discussion about publishing genres, memory research, and all things books! Hosted by Trisha Blanchet

    • 48 min

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I’ve been following A Mighty Blaze on all their socials so I don’t get writer and new book FOMO during the pandemic. They’re masterful at connecting avid readers with writers both new and legendary and this is their FIRST podcast—so excited to hear who’ll they’ll bring next! Yay Mighty Blaze!

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