Turn The Page – Episode 111a

One hundred and eleven – Part one

Dana Claire Simpson discusses her charming graphic novel series Phoebe and her Unicorn, cats, and writing for children during a pandemic.

Turn The Page – Episode 111b

One hundred and eleven – Part two

Adib Khorram introduced us to Darius the Great — an American Born Iranian Teen struggling with depression and identity issues. Adib joins us to talk about Darius, the “Quarantimes” and more!

Turn The Page – Episode 110c

One hundred and ten – Part three – Sue Loh

Sue Loh saw a need for gender and racial diversity within the field of computer engineering — so she aimed to launch a Hunger Games-esque middle glade novel series aimed at just that.

Turn The Page – Episode 110a

One hundred and ten – Part one – P. Djèlí Clark

Are you craving a good book which mixes historical fiction with a strong lead character who happens to be a female African American demon slayer? Oh. And the DEMONS in question are the Klan. Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark serves up all of this and more.

Turn The Page – Episode 110b

One hundred and ten – Part two – E.K. Johnston

YA Author and Star Wars nerd Johnston chats with us about writing life into the politics behind Padmé Amidala and her handmaids beyond what we saw within the context of Star Wars Episode 1.

Turn The Page – Episode 109a

One hundred and nine – Part one — Axur Eneas

Axur joins us from Mexico to talk about his collaboration with Ryan Estrada on Student Ambassador, a middle grade graphic novel that will appeal to everyone!

Turn The Page – Episode 109b

One hundred and nine – Part two — Kiku Hughes

Kiku Hughes discusses the painful truths of Japanese Internment in her Graphic Novel, “Displacement” a semi-autobiographical story of Kiku’s own family.

Turn The Page – Episode 108b

One hundred and eight – Part two

Jennie Fields talks to us about women in science, espionage, and the Manhattan Project via Atomic Love, her newest Historical Fiction Novel — as well as some insight on the local music scene in Nashville.

Turn The Page – Episode 108c

One hundred and eight – Part three

Sarah High of Bookshop.org engages us in a chat about how an online bookseller aimed at supporting local independent bookstores has raised millions of dollars for its cause during the pandemic. We also do a little armchair traveling to our favorite bookstores in the country.

Turn The Page – Episode 108a

One hundred and eight – Part one

Karen Dionne’s The Wicked Sister masterfully weaves a tale of suspense, domestic drama, and psychological thrills into a package that has the feel of a fairy tale. We hope this interview leaves you mesmerized!