80 episodes

Author Marion Roach Smith interviews the best writers in all genres to discover their process. QWERTY is about the real challenges of writing and the steps anyone can take to become a better storyteller. Join the conversation.

QWERTY Marion Roach Smith

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 76 Ratings

Author Marion Roach Smith interviews the best writers in all genres to discover their process. QWERTY is about the real challenges of writing and the steps anyone can take to become a better storyteller. Join the conversation.

    Ep. 79 Melissa Faliveno

    Ep. 79 Melissa Faliveno

    Melissa Faliveno, the essayist and author of Tomboyland, talks about writing memoir that takes on gender, sexuality, and the America of now.

    The Memoir Project

    • 35 min
    Ep. 78 Scott Bane

    Ep. 78 Scott Bane

    Essayist and author Scott Bane talks about how to research and write a biography that explores the partnership of two great American artists.

    The Memoir Project

    • 30 min
    Ep. 77 Anna Quindlen

    Ep. 77 Anna Quindlen

    Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author Anna Quindlen on how writing improves your life.

    • 30 min
    Ep. 76 Sarah Fay

    Ep. 76 Sarah Fay

    Author Sarah Fay on how to write a medical memoir: Listen in to discover how to write about your own health

    • 30 min
    Ep. 75 Andy Aledort

    Ep. 75 Andy Aledort

    Guitarist Andy Aledort comes back to the QWERTY podcast to talk about writing song lyrics from life

    • 32 min
    Ep. 74 Mary Laura Philpott

    Ep. 74 Mary Laura Philpott

    Bestselling author Mary Laura Philpott talks about curating scenes from her life for her new memoir in essays.

    • 30 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

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Must-listen!

Marion comes to the interview prepared. She reads the book, and asks deep, probing questions that provoke true conversation. Her podcast has diverse topics, and though she asks the same one or two questions of the people she interviews, each conversation is unique, delightful and filled with insight and useful information.

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Love this podcast

Marion never fails to conduct her podcast interviews in a way that brings out the craft details, process details, and the joy of the creator.

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I never miss an episode

Loved this episode with Bryan. It's filled with practical advice and as a fellow mediator, it was so great to hear him mention TM.

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