Kaleb NationOn the third night of the third month in 2003, 14-year old Kaleb Nation had a suden idea that began the story of Bran Hambric, a novel that would take most of his teenage years to write. Kaleb hosted his first radio show in Texas at age thirteen, and has since launched several websites, including and Aside from writing, Kaleb enjoys creating music and blogging. A home-school graduate and a former black belt in taekwondo, he currently attends college in Texas and turned 20 in 2008.

We will have a lot to talk about with Kaleb Nation this Friday at 1pm on Writers' Voices! Please tune in to help us welcome him to our show.

A story about friendship, life and adventures take center stage as Betty L. McLane-Iles creates a book that will surely inspire you. Dieppe Crossing takes you to the days of the resistance and retribution of the Spanish Civil War, the French Resistance, and the Occupation of France and back toward the present

Betty McLane-Iles has een a Professor of French at Truman State University in northeast Missouri since 1982. She works on historical biography and fiction, frequently in partnership with her husband, Lawrence Irvine Iles, a British historian and Labour politician. Her perspective on art and life has been strongly influenced by her congressional service, travels, teaching, community and union activism, and by the progressive humanitarian principles of the European and Quebecois women leaders she has known.

Mclane-Iles is both an educator and a writer of essays, fiction, and drama. Her published writings include Uprooting and Integration, The Last Duchess, and Dieppe Crossing.