Write On, Mississippi!
Write On, Mississippi! Chapter 11: Julia Phillips
Season 1, Ep. 11
Julia Phillips, author of Disappearing Earth, is a Fulbright fellow whose writing has appeared in Glimmer Train, The Atlantic, Slate, and The Moscow Times. She lives in Brooklyn.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 3, Chapter 1: Uncomfortable
Season 3, Ep. 1
“Uncomfortable,” a podcast discussing racism and anti-racism through books, articles and various sources for all ages. Several contemporary authors featured on the reading list discussed in Episode 1 will appear in future conversations.Holly Lange, Executive Director of the Mississippi Book Festival, visits with Dr. Ebony Lumumba, First Lady of Jackson, Tougaloo College Associate Professor of English, and Festival Board member, about racism, anti-racism and how we can create positive change.In a conversation that kicks off the new podcast series “Uncomfortable,” Ebony and Holly talk about books, articles and resources for all ages. The series will feature many of these works by contemporary writers, sharing their experiences, thoughts, and hope for the future. Listen here.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 6: Shaun Hamill
Season 2, Ep. 6
A native of Arlington, Texas, Shaun Hamillholds an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives in the dark woods of Alabama with his wife, his in-laws, and his dog.A Cosmology of Monstersis his first novel.
Write On, Mississippi SEASON 2, Chapter 5: Richard Ford
Season 2, Ep. 5
Richard Ford is the author of theBascombenovels, which include The Sportswriter and its sequels, Independence Day--the first novel to win the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award--The Lay of the Land, and New York Times bestseller Let Me Be Frank with You. His other works include bestselling novel Canada and the short story collections RockSpringsand A Multitude of Sins, which contain many widely anthologized stories and most recently his only work of non-fiction, Between Them: Remembering My Parents. He lives in Boothbay, Maine, with his wife Kristina Ford.Photo courtesy Karen Robinson