12 episodes

The 49 Writers Active Voice: Writers Respond podcast explores how current events and issues are shaping writers' work and perspective on democratic values of justice, freedom, equality, and liberty. The ongoing series is hosted and produced by board member Katie Bausler. Respectful expression, discussion, and debate are valued. The ideas discussed are not necessarily those of 49 Writers.

Active Voice: Writers Respond Katie Bausler

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The 49 Writers Active Voice: Writers Respond podcast explores how current events and issues are shaping writers' work and perspective on democratic values of justice, freedom, equality, and liberty. The ongoing series is hosted and produced by board member Katie Bausler. Respectful expression, discussion, and debate are valued. The ideas discussed are not necessarily those of 49 Writers.

    Jackie Venson, Songwriter and Guitar Ripper

    Jackie Venson, Songwriter and Guitar Ripper

    Thanks to Jackie Venson for being our first guest singer song writer on the 49 Writers Active Voice podcast, an audio forum on the role of writers in these challenging times for artists and truth tellers. Learn more about Jackie Venson and hear her music at jackievenson.com. Listen and subscribe to the Active Voice podcast on Apple, Spotify, Simplecast or 49writers.org.

    • 30 min
    Susan Orlean

    Susan Orlean

    How do writers grapple with facts when the truth seems up for grabs? Author and New Yorker staff writer Susan Orlean offers thoughts on a current conundrum and her writing life over the course of three decades and counting.

    • 27 min
    Annie Boochever

    Annie Boochever

    Author Annie Boochever on Fighter in Velvet Gloves: Alaska Civil Rights Hero Elizabeth Peratrovich.

    • 26 min
    Andromeda Romano-Lax

    Andromeda Romano-Lax

    49 Writers co-founder and author Andromeda Romano-Lax has published her fourth novel, Plum Rains.

    • 27 min
    Kim Heacox

    Kim Heacox

    Gustavus based writer Kim Heacox sounds a warning bell and gives hope for the future in this packed exchange with host Katie Bausler. Kim's wilderness activism has infused his writing and photography of than a dozen books over the past twenty-five years. His novel, Jimmy Bluefeather, won the 2015 National Outdoor Book Award. And his 2005 memoir, The Only Kayak is rife with prescient realizations about the times we live in. His latest focus is on writing opinion pieces for daily newspapers .

    • 24 min
    Ernestine Hayes

    Ernestine Hayes

    State Writer Laureate Ernestine Hayes has spent a good part of her life bearing witness. The author of the American book award winning, Blonde Indian and the Tao of Raven, Hayes is known for bringing out the connections between all things.

    • 27 min

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