26 episodes

Lines from Loganberry is the official podcast of Loganberry Books. Loganberry Books plays an active role in our community. We are committed literary ambassadors of Ohio's fine authors. Every week, we will connect you to new books, feature staff picks, reveal niche stories about Loganberry, link you to local authors, ask some interesting questions about the bookish world, and check in with our friendly bookstore cat, Otis. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

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Lines from Loganberry is the official podcast of Loganberry Books. Loganberry Books plays an active role in our community. We are committed literary ambassadors of Ohio's fine authors. Every week, we will connect you to new books, feature staff picks, reveal niche stories about Loganberry, link you to local authors, ask some interesting questions about the bookish world, and check in with our friendly bookstore cat, Otis. Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    Honor, with Thrity Umrigar and Paula McLain

    Honor, with Thrity Umrigar and Paula McLain

    This week, we talk to author Thrity Umrigar (@ThrityUmrigar) about her new novel Honor, in conversation with fellow authors Paula McLain, and Loganberry’s own Sarah Willis. They discuss the book’s heavy emotional and political swings as it explores the personal risks of interfaith marriage in modern-day India.

    Purchase Honor from Loganberry online at: https://store.loganberrybooks.com/honor

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com        
    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com        
    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks        
    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com        
    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm        
    Facebook: @loganberrybooks        
    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;
    Instagram: @loganberrybooks    
    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog

    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate        


    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/        


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    • 37 min
    Footnotes, with Caseen Gaines and Aseelah Shareef

    Footnotes, with Caseen Gaines and Aseelah Shareef

    This week, Aseelah Shareef of Cleveland’s Karamu House Theater interviews author Caseen Gaines (@caseengaines) on his new book Footnotes: The Black Artists Who Rewrote the Rules of the Great White Way. They discuss the story and legacy of the groundbreaking 1921 musical Shuffle Along, the first African-American Broadway hit, and exactly how the creators behind it became forgotten in the mainstream pop-consciousness.

    Purchase Footnotes from Loganberry online at: https://store.loganberrybooks.com/footnotes

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com        
    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com        
    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks        
    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com        
    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm        
    Facebook: @loganberrybooks        
    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;
    Instagram: @loganberrybooks    
    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog
    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate        
    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/        


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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    • 52 min
    Reflections on Cancer Survival, with Penny Casselman and Jackie Acho

    Reflections on Cancer Survival, with Penny Casselman and Jackie Acho

    This week, we are hosting interviews with cancer survivors Penny Casselman, author of How To Get A Free Boob Job, and Jacqueline Acho, author of Currency of Empathy: The Secret to Thriving in Business & Life. Local Voices manager Miesha Headen asks how their experiences with cancer changed their lives, and what being a survivor means to them.

    Purchase How To Get A Free Boob Job from Loganberry online at: https://bookshop.org/books/how-to-get-a-free-boob-job-and-other-insights-from-a-breast-cancer-adventurer-9781982254735/9781982254711

    Purchase Currency of Empathy from Loganberry online at: https://bookshop.org/books/currency-of-empathy/9781732436411

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com      

    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com      

    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks      

    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com      

    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm      

    Facebook: @loganberrybooks      

    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;

    Instagram: @loganberrybooks  

    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog

    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate      

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/      



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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    • 47 min
    Hope in Disarray, with Grace Ji-Sun Kim

    Hope in Disarray, with Grace Ji-Sun Kim

    On today’s episode, Local Voices manager Miesha Headen interviews Grace Ji-Sun Kim to discuss her new book, Hope in Disarray. They discuss the role faith has in the wake of the pandemic, her work towards ending the invisibility of Asian-American women, and what Christianity means to her as a person of color. All of this and more, today on Lines from Loganberry.

    Loganberry  Books is spotlighting Pilgrim Press, an independent publisher located  in Cleveland and the oldest English language publishing company in the  United States. Pilgrim publishes books that nurture spiritual growth and  provoke the soul for the sake of a just world: from one of Dr. Martin  Luther King Jr.'s first books to the sermons of Otis Moss, Jr.  Purchase Hope in Disarray from Loganberry online at: https://store.loganberrybooks.com/hope-disarray-piecing-our-lives-together-faith

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com        

    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com        

    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks        

    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com        

    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm        

    Facebook: @loganberrybooks        

    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;

    Instagram: @loganberrybooks    

    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog

    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate        

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/        



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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    • 43 min
    Books on Pride, with Doug Henderson and Lou Barrett

    Books on Pride, with Doug Henderson and Lou Barrett

    On this episode of Lines from Loganberry, Local Voices manager Miesha Headen interviews Doug Henderson, author of The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Fantasy & Role Playing Club. They discuss the challenges of writing characters coming from different perspectives on queer identity, and how it all fits into the composition of a narrative. Plus, Lou Barrett of Purple Palm Press joins us to discuss the operation of an independent publisher focused on queer lives.

    Purchase The Cleveland Heights LGBTQ Fantasy & Role Playing Club from Loganberry online at: https://bookshop.org/books/the-cleveland-heights-lgbtq-sci-fi-and-fantasy-role-playing-club/9781609387563

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com      

    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com      

    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks      

    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com      

    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm      

    Facebook: @loganberrybooks      

    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;

    Instagram: @loganberrybooks  

    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog

    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate      

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/      



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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    • 39 min
    Gems from Journey Press, with Gideon Marcus, Laura Weyr, and Tom Purdom

    Gems from Journey Press, with Gideon Marcus, Laura Weyr, and Tom Purdom

    On this episode of Lines from Loganberry, Local Voices manager Miesha Headen interviews three Hugo Award Finalists from Journey Press: Tom Purdom (I Want the Stars), Laura Weyr (The Eighth Key), and Gideon Marcus (Kitra). They discuss their books, the history of their careers, and what it means to be an independent publisher in the science fiction space.

    Purchase their books from Loganberry online at: https://bookshop.org/lists/gems-from-journey-press-lines-from-loganberry-podcast-may-16th

    Loganberry elsewhere:


    Website: loganberrybooks.com      

    Online store: store.loganberrybooks.com      

    Bookshop.org affiliate page: bookshop.org/shop/loganberrybooks      

    Hummingbird Digital Media affiliate page for eBooks: loganberry.papertrell.com      

    Libro.fm audiobooks: Libro.fm      

    Facebook: @loganberrybooks      

    Twitter: @loganberrybooks;

    Instagram: @loganberrybooks  

    Theme music attribution:  Ambient Corporate by WinnieTheMoog

    Link: https://filmmusic.io/song/6188-ambient-corporate      

    License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/      



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    Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/loganberrybooks/support

    • 47 min

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