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June 24, 2021
Gretchen Cherington

Gretchen Cherington: Poetic License

Listen on VoiceAmerica.com Episode Description At age forty, with two children and a new consulting company she’d recently founded, Gretchen Cherington, daughter of Pulitzer Prize–winning poet […]
June 18, 2021
Barbara Linn Probst

The Sound Between the Notes: Barbara Linn Probst on Music & Self

The Sound Between the Notes is the story of a woman’s struggle with timeless questions — Who am I, and where do I belong?
June 11, 2021
Julie Ryan McGue

Twice A Daughter: Julie Ryan McGue’s Memoir on Finding Her Mother

Julie is adopted. She is also a twin. Because their adoption was closed, she and her sister lack both a health history and their adoption papers?
June 4, 2021
Margaret Davis Ghielmetti

Brave(ish): How One Woman, Margaret Davis Ghielmetti, Came to Be

At age forty, Margaret quits her sales job to follow her husband’s hotel career to Paris. She’s setting sail on this adventure with a glass half full of bravery, a well-traveled passport, a journal in which she plans to write her novel, and the mentally engrained Davis Family Handbook of Rules to Live By.
May 28, 2021
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Hood Feminism: Mikki Kendall on Women that The Movement Forgot

Today's feminist movement has a glaring blind spot, and paradoxically, it is women. Mainstream feminists rarely talk about meeting basic needs as a feminist issue, argues Mikki Kendall, but food insecurity, access to quality education, safe neighborhoods, a living wage, and medical care are all feminist issues.
May 21, 2021
Julie Carrick Dalton

Waiting for the Night Song: Julie Carrick Dalton’s Suspense Novel

We'll Drop In with Julie Carrick Dalton about her debut novel about secrets -- both the earth's secrets and personal -- values and friendship. When Cadie and her friend Daniela witness a murder as children, they’re forced to keep it a secret.
May 14, 2021
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Razor Wire Wilderness: Stephanie Dickinson on Prison Friendship

Krystal Riordan watched as her boyfriend beat a drunk teenager to death in a vermin infested New Jersey hotel room. Could she have stopped it? Could she be his next victim?
May 7, 2021
Willa Goodfellow

Prozac Monologues: A Voice from the Edge with Willa Goodfellow

She was going to stab her doctor, but she wrote Prozac Monologues instead. Years later, Willa Goodfellow revisits this account of an antidepressant-induced hypomania that hijacked a Costa Rican vacation.
April 30, 2021
Dori Jones Yang

When the Red Gates Opened: Dori Jones Yang’s Memoir about China

Dori was among the first American correspondents to cover China’s transformation from Maoism to modernization. Her deeply personal memoir follows her rise from rookie reporter to experienced journalist.