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Compelling Hosts. Fascinating Guests. Intelligent Commentary. Broadcasting to a Worldwide Audience.

    Allison Brennan Stops by Crime Corner!

    Allison Brennan Stops by Crime Corner!

    Allison Brennan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling and award winning author of three dozen thrillers and numerous short stories. She was nominated for Best Paperback Original Thriller by International Thriller Writers, had multiple nominations and two Daphne du Maurier Awards, and is a five-time RITA finalist for Best Romantic Suspense. Allison believes life is too short to be bored, so she had five kids and spends all her non-writing time as a sports spectator, chauffeur, and short-order cook for her munchkins. She has a dog, two cats, and three chickens. Allison and her family live in Arizona.

    Matt Coyle is the award-winning author of the Rick Cahill crime series.

    • 35 min
    Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Estelle Ford-Williamson, author of Rising Fawn

    Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Estelle Ford-Williamson, author of Rising Fawn

    The Pat Conroy Literary Center and the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network proudly present executive director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with Estelle Ford-Williamson, author of the recently published novel Rising Fawn.

    “A routine case of identity fraud takes a young woman on a shocking journey of self-discovery, where she’s forced to uncover a tangled skein of family secrets that will change the course of her life. Her journey, which begins in the modern world of corporate business, takes her deep into a wild and primitive landscape that carries its own mysteries and dark secrets. Rich in detail, poetic imagery, and fast-paced narrative, Rising Fawn is the kind of book that keeps you turning pages late into the night.”—Cassandra King

    GUEST: Estelle Ford-Williamson is a novelist and memoirist whose most recent book, set in Rising Fawn, GA, has won awards from the Sandhills Writers Conference and the Atlanta Writers Conference. Her previous books were Abbeville Farewell: A Novel of Early Atlanta and North Georgia, and Seed of South Sudan: Memoir of a Lost Boy Refugee, written with Majok Marier. She has received Poets and Writers grants for readings and workshops in Atlanta and New York, and has presented memoir workshops through the Pat Conroy Literary Center, as well as for the Lou Walker Senior Center in DeKalb County, GA. A short story drawn from Rising Fawn was a finalist for the Short Story America Festival in 2017. Born in Chattanooga, TN, Ford-Williamson graduated from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, IN and worked as a reporter for UPI in Atlanta. She moved to the SC Lowcountry in 2016.

    HOST: Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center and co-editor of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy.  

    • 1 hr
    Cardiovascular doc does romance -our chat with Dr. Gomes on Authors on the Air

    Cardiovascular doc does romance -our chat with Dr. Gomes on Authors on the Air

    Authors on the Air host Pam Stack welcomes cardiovascular doctor Antonio Gomes about his romance book and more.

    António aka Anthony Gomes is a Professor of Medicine at The Mount Sinai Medical Center, NYC. He has published more than 150 articles in Cardiovascular Medicine and two textbooks of Cardiology, Signal Averaged Electrocardiography: Basic Concepts Methods and Application  and Heart Rhythm Disorders . He has also published articles in the humanities in anthologies, books, newspapers, and magazines; two books of poetry entitled Visions from Grymes Hill  and Mirrored Reflections ); and three novels, The Sting of Peppercorns ; Nas Garras Do Destino ; and Have A Heart . 

    ABOUT HAVE A HEART: mAY 1998, Ali and his mother attend the premiere of the ballet Swan Lake at the Metropolitan Opera House, where Anna, the Russian ballerina, is making her American Ballet Theatre debut as Odette/Odile. While dancing in the ballet, suddenly and unexpectedly, Anna, the Swan Queen, collapses, and the story begins. The next day, Dr. Ali is called to consult on Anna. He finds her in heart failure due to weakness of her heart muscle. Anna undergoes a barrage of tests and is crushed that her dancing days are over. During Anna’s hospital stay, and subsequently, Anna and Ali, take a liking to each other and when her heart condition improves, they became lovers.  Several months later, Ali meets Nancy, an investment analyst who works at the World Trade Center. He remains torn for his concern for Anna’s health and his blossoming relationship with Nancy. In Have A Heart, Gomes explores the intertwined romantic and professional lives of three individuals.

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    • 29 min
    Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Tina Ansa & Wanda Lloyd, Meeting at the Table

    Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Tina Ansa & Wanda Lloyd, Meeting at the Table

    The Pat Conroy Literary Center and the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network proudly present executive director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with novelist Tina McElroy Ansa and journalist Wanda S. Lloyd, editors of Meeting at the Table: African American Women Write on Race, Culture, and Community. 

    GUESTS: Tina McElroy Ansa is the author of five award-winning novels, including Baby of the Family, The Hand I Fan With, Ugly Ways and You Know Better. In 2004, she founded the Sea Island Writers Retreat, and in 2007, she founded DownSouth Press, which published her fifth novel, Taking After Mudear. Ansa has been honored with he Bebe Moore Campbell Memorial Award of the National Book Club Conference and the Stanley W. Lindberg Award for contributions to the literary arts of Georgia. SIn 2011, Ansa was awarded an honorary Doctor of Arts from her alma mater Spelman College. 

    Wanda S. Lloyd is author of the memoir Coming Full Circle: From Jim Crow to Journalism. A retired newspaper editor with experience at seven daily newspapers, including The Washington Post and USA Today, Lloyd grew up in Savannah. She retired from daily journalism in 2013 as executive editor of the Montgomery Advertiser, and accepted the position of chair and associate professor of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Savannah State University. In 2019 Lloyd was inducted into the National Association of Black Journalists Hall of Fame. She served on the Board of Trustees at Spelman College, her alma mater, for almost 20 years. In 2016, Spelman awarded her the honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

    HOST: Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center and co-editor of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy.  

    • 1 hr 4 min
    David Putnam drops by the Corner to discuss THE RUTHLESS!

    David Putnam drops by the Corner to discuss THE RUTHLESS!

    David Putnam is the author of the bestselling Bruno Johnson thrillers.

    During his law enforcement career, Dave worked primarily in California on teams for Patrol, Investigations, SWAT, Narcotics (street level and majors), Violent Crimes, Criminal Intelligence, Internal Affairs and the Detective Bureau.

    He rounded out his law enforcement career with a few years in the Hawaiian Islands as a Special Agent–part of a real-life “Hawaii-50” team.

    He’s now retired from law enforcement and spends his time growing organic California avocados and writing, with his wife Mary and their three dogs. THE RUTHLESS is his eight Bruno Johnson novel.

    Matt Coyle is the bestselling author of the Anthony, Shamus, and Lefty Award-winning Rick Cahill crime series.

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    • 39 min
    Pat Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Heather Bell Adams, The Good Luck Stone

    Pat Conroy Center & Jonathan Haupt w/ Heather Bell Adams, The Good Luck Stone

    The Pat Conroy Literary Center and the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network proudly present executive director Jonathan Haupt in conversation with novelist Heather Bell Adams, author of The Good Luck Stone. 

    ““The Good Luck Stone is a taut and lyrical literary thriller that I found difficult to put down. This novel immerses us expertly in the high society world of modern Savannah and the tropical heat of the Philippines during World War II, both anchored by an endearing character you’ll never forget, caught up in an intricate plot that will keep the pages turning long into the night. Heather Bell Adams is a truly gifted novelist.” --Silas House, author of Southernmost

    GUEST: Heather Bell Adams’ first novel, Maranatha Road , won the gold medal for the Southeast region in the Independent Publisher Book Awards and was selected for Deep South Magazine’s Fall/Winter Reading List. Her second novel, The Good Luck Stone, appears on Summer Reading Lists for Deep South Magazine, Writer’s Bone, The Big Other and Buzz Feed. Her short fiction, which has won the James Still Fiction Prize and Carrie McCray Memorial Literary Award, appears in The Thomas Wolfe Review, Atticus Review, Pembroke Magazine, Broad River Review, Clapboard House, Gravel, The Petigru Review, Pisgah Review, and elsewhere. Heather lives in Raleigh, NC. She works as a lawyer and volunteers on the Raleigh Review fiction staff.

    HOST: Jonathan Haupt is the executive director of the Pat Conroy Literary Center and co-editor of Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy.  

    • 59 min

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