Authors

September 8th, 7PM @ WHQR
11:49 am
Mon June 9, 2014

Prologue: "Steering Toward Normal" by Rebecca Petruck

Steering Toward Normal
RebeccaPetruck.com

Join Ben Steelman of Star News with local author Rebecca Petruck to talk about her debut novel Steering Toward Normal.

"In Petruck’s capable hands, raising a steer—caring for it, loving it, and eventually letting it go—becomes a keen metaphor for the loss of a loved one." -Booklist

September 8th, 7 - 8pm 
in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

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Midday Interviews -5/6/14
5:54 pm
Fri June 6, 2014

Midday Interview: The Magic School Bus Author Joanna Cole

Studio 1 at WHQR
WHQR Staff

Joanna Cole, author of the The Magic School Bus series, will be at The Coastal Education Center next to Wrightsville Beach Museum on Saturday from 4 to 6. NC Coastal Federation is hosting a book reading and signing event with her to celebrate her latest book, The Magic School Bus and the Climate Challenge.

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Listen to Author Kevin Maurer!
6:24 pm
Thu June 5, 2014

Prologue Recap: "Hunting Che" by Kevin Maurer

Steelman and Maurer at WHQR
WHQR Staff

New York Times Bestselling nonfiction author Kevin Maurer joined us in May to speak about his most recent book, Hunting Che, about a U.S. Special Forces mission that lead to the capture of Ernesto Che Guevara in Bolivia. He spoke about his writing process, and what it's like to make a small factual error in a book:

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August 11th, 7PM @ WHQR
11:15 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Prologue: "Tropical Depression" by Anne Russell

The Cover
Amazon.com

Join Ben Steelman of Star News with local creative and author Anne Russell to talk about her book Tropical Depression.

August 11th, 7 - 8pm
in WHQR's MC Erny Gallery
254 N. Front Street, Third Floor

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July 14th, 7PM @ WHQR
10:53 am
Tue May 13, 2014

Prologue: “Britt’s Donuts: Forever Sweet” by Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa

The Cover
http://www.carolinabeach.net/

Join Ben Steelman of Star News with local authors Daniel Ray Norris and Halyn Prusa for a lively book talk! Britt’s Donuts - Forever Sweet traces the humble origins and growth of this most beloved family business. Behind the scenes donut making secrets are finally revealed! Never before published photos illustrate its history and interviews with current and past employees showcase the enduring impact that Britt’s Donuts has had on people’s lives. Don't miss this tasty talk with two local authors!

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Midday Interview -4/22/14
3:22 pm
Wed April 23, 2014

Midday Interview: Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) On His Memoir

Stuard Namm and his wife Nancy @WHQR
Staff

Guest interviewer Jason Hess spoke with Judge Stuart Namm (Ret.) about his memoir A Whistleblower's Lament: The Perverted Pursuit of Justice in the State of New York. Namm spoke about his experience as a judge in Suffolk County, New York and the tribulations he encountered in his attempts to expose and reform certain aspects of the justice system during his 16 years as a judge. 

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Midday Interview -3/19/14
2:05 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Midday Interview: Author Anne Clinard Barnhill

Ericson (left) and Barnhill in studio 1 @ WHQR
Staff

Anne Clinard Barnhill has written several books; her latest is Queen Elizabeth’s Daughter. She will be at Old Books on Front Street on Sunday afternoon at 3:00, dressed in Tudor clothing, to read from and sign copies of her book. Listen to the interview with WHQR's Jemila Ericson. 

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Midday Interview -3/4/14
11:19 am
Wed March 5, 2014

Midday Interview: Clyde Edgerton on Wilmington Art Council's Upcoming "Book SmArts"

Gina and Clyde in Studio 1 @WHQR
Jason Hess

Board Chair for Wilmington Arts Council, writer , and professor Clyde Edgerton spoke with guest host Gina Gambony about an upcoming literary event.  

Edgerton will interview the accomplished writers Jill McCorkle, Lee Smith, and Randall Kenan on Saturday, March 8, at 3pm in UNCW’s Lumina Theater. The inverview will touch on craft, process, and how these accomplished writers have built their writing lives. Patrons are encouraged to purchase the $25 tickets in advance by calling 910-343-0998 or online via the below link. Proceeds go to the Wilmington Arts Council. 

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