Archive of Writers' Voices

- 20100924 - Writers' Voices - Linda Joy

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Juicy, Joyful LifeWriters' Voices welcomes Linda Joy to the show this week. Monica and Caroline will be talking with Linda about the upcoming anthology, "A Juicy, Joyful Life: Inspiration from Women Who Have Found the Sweetness in Every Day", which she Linda Joycompiled. The book shares the intimate stories of over 40 women about how they overcame their biggest struggles, discovered who they are, and how they made the choice to live a juicy, joyful life. Linda is also, since 2005, the publisher of Aspire magazine, dedicated to inspiring women to live deeper, more authentic, and inspired lives. Make sure to take take time to tune in for this truly inspiring conversation!

- 20100917 - Writers' Voices - Dr. Charlotte Reznick

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Dr. Charlotte ReznickThis week Writers' Voices will feature a fascinating conversation with author and child educational psychologist, Dr. Charlotte Reznick. Dr. Reznick is the author of "The Power of Your Child's Imagination: How to Transform Stress and Anxiety into Joy and Success," an L.A. Times bestselling book, published by Perigee/Penguin. She will be sharing insight into her imagery techniques that she has developed that allows children to harness the power of their imagination to help them deal with many of childhood problems. Her techniques have helped children boost self-esteem and confidence, overcome fears, deal with insomnia and bedwetting, ease headaches and stomache aches, and soothe anger, frustration and loss. Dr. Reznick has been helping children, adolescents, and parents for over 20 years. She has been featured on national television and published in newspapers and professional journals. 

- 20100910 - Writers' Voices - Sallie Felton

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Sallie FeltonSallie Felton, life coach, author, radio show host, facilitator, hypnotherapist, and inspGPS For Successirational speaker, will be this week's guest on Writers' Voices. 20 years ago, Sallie Felton made a major life change to follow her passion and she hasn't looked back. Sallie's writing is featured in the upcoming anthology "GPS For Success", which also features writing from Stephen Covey. Sallie has also written the book "Stepping Stones To Success" with Deepak Chopra.

Make sure to tune in for this insightful and fascinating conversation!

- Writer's Voices - 20100903 - Dr. Eboo Patel

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Dr. Eboo PatelThis week Writer's Voices welcomes Dr. Eboo Patel, the founder and Executive Director of Interfaith Youth Core(IFYC), an organization dedicated to growing the global interfaith youth movement, to discuss his book "Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, in the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation", published by Beacon Press. The book tells of his life, work with the IFYC, and vision of making interfaith cooperation a social norm.

Dr. Patel served on President Obama’s Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, was named one of "America's Best Leaders 2009" by U.S. News & World Report, and has been a regular contrubitor to to the Washinton Post , National Public Radio, USA Today and CNN.

- 20100827 - Writer's Voices - Amy Boesky

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Amy BoeskyMonica and Caroline welcome Boston College English professor Amy Boesky to Writers' Voices to discuss her memoir of new motherhood and the deep connections of sisters who grew up in the shadow of a family legacy of early death from cancer. This emotionally satisfying memoir shows us what it means to live in the moment when you live with the knowledge that your moments may be all too few. "What We Have" was published by Penguin Books.  Boesky was also one of the principal ghostwriters for the popular young adult series "Sweet Valley High."

Join us once again for an intimate conversation all about writing with a wonderful author.

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Geoff Hoppe

This Enduring GiftWriters' Voices with Monica and Caroline welcomes two guests this week.  First up is Geoffrey Hoppe, writer of "Masters in the New Energy" by Adamus Saint Germain. Don't worry if that sounds confusing; Geoffrey channels Adamus Saint Germain.  According to Wikipedia, The Count of St. Germain (fl. 1710–1784) has been variously described as a courtier, adventurer, charlatan, inventor, alchemist, and musician, but is best known for his connection to Theosophy. Tune in for an unusual and intriguing interview.

Next, Writers' Voices has the pleasure of speaking with Freddy Niagara Fonseca, Fairfield's own Renaissance Man, about his forthcoming poetry anthology, "This Enduring Gift."  This beautiful volume, featuring 76 poets who have lived in Fairfield, is scheduled to launch September 10.

 

- 20100806 - Writers' Voices - Linda Egenes

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Linda and Tom EgenesJoin Monica and Caroline this week on Writers' Voices as we bring back one of our favorite guests, Linda Egenes, to discuss her latest book "Super Healthy Kids: A Parent's Guide to Maharishi Ayuveda,"  coauthored with Dr. Kumuda Reddy.  This is the first book on Maharishi Ayuveda and children, and follows in the footsteps of "For a Blissful Baby: Healthy and Happy Pregnancy with Maharishi Vedic Medicine."

As explained in Super Healthy Kids, "All parents want the best for their children. Yet when faced with a sick kid, it's hard to know what to do. The time-tested wisdom of Maharishi Ayurveda offers surprisingly effective solutions to children's health problems today—from ADHD to obesity."  We will be talking to Linda Egenes about what it takes to write an authoritative book on such an important topic.

- 20100731 - Writers' Voices - Steven & Reefka Schneider

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BorderlinesTune in to Writers' Voices this week for a live interview with former Iowan Steven Schneider and his wife Reefka, who will be discussing their new book, "Borderlines: Drawing Border Lives". This joint project pairs Reefka's portraits of people who live and work along the U.S.-Mexico border with Steven's bilingual poems that have been inspired by each of the drawings.

Steven Schneider's poems and essays have been published in journals such as Critical Quarterly, Prairie Schooner, Tikkun, and The Literary Review.  He is the author of two books of poetry and a scholarly treatise on A.R. Ammons, and an editor of another.  Reefka Schneider  is one of the foremost artists of "la frontera," the binational region of the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas

- Writer's Voices - 20100716 - Zachary Jack

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- Writers' Voices - Father Rookey and Kathleen Quasey

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Father Rookey

This week Monica and Caroline will be talking with author Kathleen Quasey and Father Rookey about her biography of Father Rookey titled Healer of Souls.

 92-year old Father Rookey and his biographer are driving up from Chicago for this inerveiw.

Glowing reports of his healing ministry have been heard around Fairfield. Born October 12, 1916 in Superior, Wisconsin, Father Rookey entered the Servite Seminary in Hillside, Illinois in 1930. He studied theology, philosophy and music at Loyola and DePaul Universities in Chicago. In 1941 he was ordained at Our Lady of Sorrows Basilica in Chicago.

- 20100625 - Writers' Voices - Dr. David Simon

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Dr. David SimonPlease send your healing thoughts to Dr. David Simon, Chopra Center co-founder when you tune in for this pre-recorded interview hosted by Monica Hadley and Caroline Kilbourn.


Earlier this week, Dr. Simon underwent surgery for a brain tumor.  As poignant as his discussion of his latest book, "Free to Love, Free to Heal" was when we first spoke with him, it is even more so now.  You can follow Dr. Simon's recuperation and express your wishes for his recovery at www.lovefordavid.com.


Dr. David Simon is a board-certified neurologist and pioneer in the medical field. His personal mission is to facilitate the integration of complementary and conventional medicine in the 21st century. Since he began his association with Deepak Chopra, M.D. in the 1980’s, Dr. Simon has become one of the nation’s foremost authorities on effective and appropriate use of holistic health care practices, specifically ayurveda – the 5,000-year-old healing tradition of India.


In his role as medical director for the Chopra Center, Dr. Simon continues to research and develop clinical programs in mind-body medicine. He directs a comprehensive curriculum that includes on-site seminars and workshops, in addition to a worldwide educational outreach enterprise. Dr. Simon is the driving force behind the Chopra Center’s development, training, and implementation of the Center’s flagship programs Perfect Health, Journey into Healing, Primordial Sound Meditation, Seduction of Spirit, Seven Spiritual Laws of Yoga, and Free to Love, Free to Heal.

- Writer's Voices - 20100611 - Helen Robertson

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- Writer's Voices - 20100528 - Elisha Goldstein

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- Writer's Voices - 20100521 - Chunyi Lin

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- Writer's Voices - 20100409 - Margaret Trost

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- Writer's Voices - 20100507 - Carol Fitzpatrick

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- Writer's Voices - 20100430 - Lucia Rene - Interview

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- Writer's Voices - 20100416 - Rick Jarow

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- Writer's Voices - 20100409 - Sarah Prineas

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- Writer's Voices - 20100402 - Diana Leaf Chritian

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- Writer's Voices - 20100326 - Carol de Giere

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Carol de GiereWriters' Voices continues the "Oz" theme started last week, with this interview with Fairfield-connected Carol de Giere, author of Defying Gravity: The Creative Career of Stephen Schwartz from Godspell to Wicked. Carol interviewed Schwartz and his colleagues, friends, and family extensively for this book. She narrates his career from writing Godspell's score at age 23 to his phenomenal success with Wicked. She also covers his not-so-successful creative endeavors. Of interest to other artists and writers is the "Creativity Notes" that share insights about the artistic life.

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WickedIn a two-episode special event, Writers’ Voices unveils the makings of The Wizard of Oz and its prequel, Wicked, through biographers Evan Schwartz and Carol de Giere.

Tune in Friday, March 19 at 1pm Central (kruufm.com) to hear Evan Schwartz, author of Finding Oz: How L. Frank Baum Discovered the Great American Story, reveal both the spiritual teachings and life experiences that inspired The Wizard of Oz. Involving a Swami from the 1893 World’s Fair and a real yellow brick road, this is a fascinating inside look into a creative work that has touched all our lives. You might even find yourself pondering, “Am I a good witch or a bad witch…or both?!”

- Writer's Voices - 20100312 - Michael Lineberger

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MichaeMichael Linenbergerl Linenberger is being called the "Efficiency Guru". He's a renowned speaker, teacher, and consultant, and author of four top-selling productivity books, including Total Workday Control Using Microsoft Outlook, the #1 bestselling book on Microsoft Outlook for four years running.

His new Master Your Workday Now! Proven Strategies to Control Chaos, Create Outcomes & Connect Your Work to Who You Really Are focuses on managing email and task lists, maximizing productivity, and finding your "life's work". Monica Hadley and Caroline Kilbourn are looking forward to welcoming Michael Linenberger this Friday at 1pm on KRUU.

- Writer's Voices - 20100305 - Robyn O'Brien

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Robyn ObrienWriters’ Voices welcomes Robyn O'Brien, who is being called "The Erin Brockovich of Food". A conservative Texan with an MBA, Robyn used to roll her eyes when finicky parents talked about their children's food allergies and special diets. When her own children started having severe allergy problems, she was catapulted into a research project that changed her life. In her book, The Unhealthy Truth, she lets us in on the secrets of GMO foods, the revolving door between the FDA and the food industry, and

- Writer's Voices - 20100226 - Jeff Klien

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Jeff KleinAs CEO and Activator of Working For Good, Jeff Klein produces collaborative, multi-sector Cause Alliance Marketing programs that drive social and environmental change, while addressing the business objectives of alliance partners. Jeff also co-founded Conscious Capitalism, Inc with John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods Market.

- Writers' Voices - 20100221 - Gloria Wendrof

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Gloria WendroffLocal Fairfield writer Gloria Wendroff will be our guest on Writers' Voices this week, along with her business partner, Santhan. They will be discussing Gloria's inspired writings, known as Heavenletters, which have a huge following on the internet. Gloria will be teaching a workshop on Godwriting™ this weekend in Fairfield. The workshop is titled "Come Play with Me!", and will teach us how to open up to receive personal messages from God through writing.

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Jill Esbaum

 

 

Our guest this week on Writers' Voices is Jill Esbaum, award winning picture book author and instructor for the Institute of Children's Literature.  She is also the Quad Cities Chair for the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators. 

Cheryl Johnson will be guest co-hosting the show and speaking during the last portion of the show about the upcoming Iowa Summer Writing Festival.  Now is the time to start registering for workshops, and Cheryl has the inside scoop!

- Writer's Voices - 20100108 - Christine Arylo

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ChristineArylo

Author, coach, speaker, and self-love expert, Christine Arylo, is our next guest on Writers' Voices. In her book, Choosing Me Before We, she teaches that loving yourself first opens doors to finding the relationship, and the life that you truly want. In 2008, she launched "Madly in Love with Me", an international movement to inspire women and girls.  

Christine traded in her career helping to build brand images for companies like Gap, Visa, and Frito Lay, to help 21st Century women, who can now do anything and feel that they have to do everything.

Chamaigne Montana and Caroline Kilbourn will host this interview.

- Writer's Voices - 20100129 - Marisa Handler

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Marisa Handler Loyal to the SkyMarisa Handler, author of Loyal to the Sky: Notes from an Activist is our guest on Writers' Voices this week. Chamaigne Montana and Caroline Kilbourn will ask Marisa to tell about her fascinating journey from apartheid South Africa, to the U.S., to Israel, India, Nepal, Ecuador, Peru.  Not surprisingly, Marisa became deeply interested in social justice work during her travels, and this memoir takes a look at the social justice movement.  It's a riveting and educational read, that has received high praise.  Please join us for what promises to be an intriguing interview.

- Writer's Voices - 20100122 - Michael Murphy

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Writers' Voices welcomes Michael Murphy to the show. We will be discussing his books, "Murphy's Laws of the Inner Life" and "What the Animals Said to Me". "Murphy's Laws of the Inner Life" is both a memoir and an example of a writing technique that Michael teaches. He has taught writing at MIU and independently. Both of these books were wonderful reads and we are looking forward to getting to know Michael a little better in what promises to be an engaging interview. To find out more or join the conversation, check out our new website, writersvoices.com

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