Non-Fiction

  • Fri
    Jun 03
    1:00 am -
    2:00 am
  • Mon
    Jun 06
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

Jonathan Maxwell on "Murderous Intellectuals"

Murderous IntellectualsWriters Voices welcomes Georgia-based writer, Jonathan Maxwell, to the show this week. Jonathan is the author of "Murderous Intellectuals: German Elites and the Nazi SS". The book explores the reasons why so many well-educated professionals, from doctors, scientists, lawyers, etc, willingly joined the Nazi SS, the notorious group that spearheaded the Holocaust. The book has recieved several awards and rave reviews. Make sure to tune in for a fascinating conversation.

  • Fri
    May 20
    1:00 pm -
    2:00 pm
  • Mon
    May 23
    8:00 am -
    9:00 am

Colleen Bradford Krantz discusses "Train to Nowhere"

Train to NowhereIn 2002, a railcar rolled into the farming community of Denison, Iowa, where the bodies of eleven undocumented immigrants were found. These eleven Central Americans and Mexicans had been locked inside a baking railcar by smugglers and left to die a horrific death. On the next Writers' Voices, journalist Colleen Bradford Krantz discusses her new book "Train To Nowhere:Inside an Immigrant Death Investigation", being released this summer. Her book dives into this tragedy to discover the full story and larger issues that surround this event. 

Colleen has worked as a reporter for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and The Des Moines Register. She is now a freelance journalist living in central Iowa with her husband and three kids.

Tune into KRUUFM.com or 100.1 FM in Fairfield this Friday, January 8 at 1pm Central Time to hear Sherry Ellis talk about her new book, Now Write! Non-Fiction. This is an essential handbook for non-fiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more!

During the second half-hour of the show, we'll talk with John Sorflatten about the upcoming Fairfield Art Walk Film Expo, February 5-6. This will be Fairfield's 6th Annual celebration of Iowa film-making and script-writing. If you missed the interview, you can listen to it at Writersvoices.com