October 29, 2021

Api’s Berlin Diaries: Gabrielle Robinson on Confronting the Past

Listen on VoiceAmerica.com Episode Description After her mother’s death, Gabrielle Robinson found diaries her grandfather had kept while serving as doctor in Berlin 1945—only to discover […]
September 24, 2021

Creatrix Rising: The Power of Midlife Women w/Stephanie Raffelock

Listen on VoiceAmerica.com Episode Description This week on Dropping In, from the author of “A Delightful Little Book on Aging” Stephanie Raffleock joins us with her […]
August 20, 2021

Silent Winds, Dry Seas: Vinod Busjeet on Colonialism, ID, & Place

Listen on VoiceAmerica.com Episode Description Come with us as we travel to Mauritius, to look at a beautiful turbulent country through the lens of a you […]
August 13, 2021

Bitter Magic! What Witches Have to Tell Us — With Nancy Kilgore

Listen on VoiceAmerica.com Episode Description Have you ever wondered about the nature of witches? Be they modern or historic, witches never fail to compel us — […]
May 28, 2021

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.
April 30, 2021

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.
March 26, 2021

SONG OF THE PLAINS: Linda Joy Myers on Family, Secrets, & Silence

Ever since she was a child, Linda Joy felt the power of the past. As the third daughter in her family to be abandoned or estranged by a mother, she observed the consequences of that heritage on the women she loved as well as herself.
January 15, 2021

Tracey Enerson Wood: The Engineer’s Wife

Emily Warren Roebling refuses to live conventionally? She’s determined to make change; knows who she is and what she wants. But then her husband Wash asks the unthinkable: give up her dreams to make his possible.
December 18, 2020

Andrea Barnet: Visionary Women

Change is sometimes sparked by unexpected characters—outsiders whose clarity of vision and strength of purpose can catalyze a revolution.