Jeanette Hopkins-Wendy Cavanaugh

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Cheryl Fusco Johnson speaks with three Iowan children’s books creators on this week’s Writers’ Voices. First, conversations with the writer and illustrator of “The Juggler”(published by Ice Cube Press). “The Juggler” follows the wiry and tan young farmer, who desperately wants to be a great juggler. Children’s author and educator, Jeanette Hopkins provided the words, Read More

Robert Sessions

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Philosopher Robert Sessions, author of “Becoming Real: Authenticity in an Age of Distractions”, believes that our modern culture makes it very difficult for us to develop a coherent identity. His book, filled with quotes and examples from ancient wisdom to modern politics, uses personal stories and philosophical musings to discuss the way everyday distractions keep Read More

Diane Wilson

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Diane Wilson, fourth-generation shrimper who made a living along the Texas Gulf Coast, was driven to activism when she discovered her area was number one in the nation for toxic waste disposal. Through determination and hard work, Diane convinced local plastic manufacturers to sign a zero-discharge agreement. She has become a strong and vocal determined Read More

Wendy Henrichs

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2011 saw two children’s books released by Iowa author Wendy Henrichs. “I Am Tama, Lucky Cat” (Peachtree) retells the 17th-century Japanese legend behind the beckoning cat figurines commonly displayed in Japanese shops and restaurants, with pictures by award-winning illustrator Yoshiko Jaeggi. “When Anju Loved Being an Elephant” (Sleeping Bear Press), illustrated by accomplished artist John Read More

Andrew Edlin

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This Writers’ Voices features an interview with local Fairfield author, Andrew Edlin. Andrew Edlin was born in Brighton, U.K. and currently lives in Fairfield, Iowa. Andrew has written the fantasy novel “Inaccessible: Dragon Retreat”, which was self-published and is being released through e-book applications. Taking place in 1961, when the few solitary dragons are threatened Read More

Dr. Norman Rosenthal

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Writers’ Voices welcomes world-renowned psychiatrist and author, Dr. Norman Rosenthal, to discuss his most recent book, “Transcendence: Healing and Transformation Through Transcendental Meditation”. This wide-ranging book uses stories, research, and his own clinical experience to show the benefits and value of TM. Interviews with Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Martin Scorsese, Russell Brand, and Laura Dern Read More

Kristine Carlson

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Don’t miss this inspiring discussion with international best-selling author, Kristine Carlson. Her new book, “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff For Moms: Simple Ways to Stress Less and Enjoy Your Family More”, is the first new installment in nine years of the “Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff” series (originally started by her late husband, Dr. Richard Read More

Jeni Reeves Illustrator

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On this Writers’ Voices, Cheryl Fusco Johnson visits with children’s book illustrator, Jeni Reeves. Jeni has been illustrating children’s picture books, since 1998, for the Lerner Publishing Group. Her work ranging from American biography and history to world culture and folklore, She recently began illustrating for a new series, ‘History Speaks’ which dramatizes important events Read More

Suzanne Taylor

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Writers’ Voices host, Monica Hadley, along with “Filmosopher” Bruce Miller, dive into the topic of crop circles with a discussion with filmmaker Suzanne Taylor. Her film, “What On Earth? Inside the Crop Circle Mystery”, speaks with a number of crop circle researchers and aficionados, from visionary artists, philosophers, scientists, educators and farmers, who discuss their Read More

Jonathan Maxwell

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This episode features a conversation with Georgia-based writer, Jonathan Maxwell. Jonathan has written the book “Murderous Intellectuals: German Elites and the Nazi SS”. The book has received several awards and rave reviews. In this book, Jonathan explores the reasons why so many well-educated professionals, from doctors, scientists, lawyers, etc., willingly joined the Nazi SS, the Read More

Marianne Dietze

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Listen in for a very touching conversation with Marianne Dietzel. Marianne has written “Laughing in a Waterfall: A Mother’s Memoir”. The book shows examples of how to create a new culture around the threshold of death and keep a living connection to those on the other side. The memoir tells Marianne’s emotional and spiritual journey Read More

Bonnie Michaels

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Internationally recognized speaker, consultant, and author, Bonnie Michaels, is the guest on Writers’ Voices this week. Bonnie, along with Allison Blankenship, has written the book “Upside: How To Zig, When Life Zags”. During a time when many people are experiencing sudden changes, “Upside” shows ways to create a sustainable, inspiring lifestyle no matter what life Read More

Sophy Burnham

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Writers’ Voices welcomes New York Times bestselling author, Sophy Burnham, to the show. Sophy’s most famous book, “A Book of Angels”, has recently been re-released. The book is an exploration of angels through a wide collection of stories, history, and literature related to human encounters with angels. “The Art of Intuition”, Sophy’s most recent book, Read More

Fairfield Artisits on The Book As Art Form

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This very special Writers’ Voices features discussions with Fairfield, IA artists Betsy Dockhorn, Toni D’Orr, and John Stimson. They will discussing the topic of the Book as Art Form. Betsy Dockhorn will talk about her ongoing writing-based performance art project involving letters. Toni D’Orr, who creates meticulous tiny handmade books, will discuss her art. Both Betsy Read More

Bruce Miller

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Join in for a delightful conversation about movies, books and much more on this Writers’ Voices. Bruce Miller, host of KRUU-FM’s “The Filmospohers”, joins Monica Hadley and Caroline Kilbourn to discuss the movies and current films from a spiritual perspective and more. The Filmosophers, co-hosted with Chris Busch, features Bruce and Chris giving their filmosophy Read More

Sherry Ellis And Carolyn Moncel

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Writers’ Voices featues two guests this week. First, Sherry Ellis returns to the show to discuss her newest book, “Now Write! Screenwriting: Screenwriting Exercises from Today’s Best Writers and Teachers”. Like previous installments in this series, this book offers the aspiring screenwriter many exercises and much advice from working movie and television writers and other Read More

Susan Klauber

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Writers’ Voices explores spirituality and other cultures this week. Author and poet Susan Klauber discusses her newest book “Sound of the Sacred Beads: A Poet’s Journey into India”. The book follows Susan’s journeys through India and its holiest places. She explores the culture, people, ancient wisdom, and mystery that she found there. Since 1983, Susan Read More