The Liars Club Oddcast #021 | Damian McNicholl, Literary Author & Agent

Listen as Damian discusses his path from lawyer to literary agent to Hemingway-esque writer.  Although he grew up in Ireland, Damian’s new novel THE MOMENT OF TRUTH, which comes out this June, is a distinctly American feminist tale of a female bullfighter.  Recorded April 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #020 | Amy Reichert, Women’s Fiction Author & Foodie

Amy Reichert talks about researching cider making for her new book THE SIMPLICITY OF CIDER, and dishes about readers, recipes, setting books in the Midwest, and how she stays so productive. Recorded March 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #019 | Joe Renzetti, Academy Award Winning Composer & Musician

From Leon Redbone to Barry Manilow.  From albums to films to TV.  Joe Renzetti gives us the inside scoop about writing for, and working with, top actors and singers and musicians.  A fascinating glimpse inside an award-winning career.  Recorded April 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #018 | Beth Kephart, National Book Award Finalist, Author, Teacher

Beth Kephart gives us insight into her memoir writing events – Juncture Workshops – and talks about what it’s like to juggle projects and have several books coming out in the same year.  Beth is the author of over 20 books and teaches at Penn University.  Recorded April 2017

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The Liars Club Oddcast #016 | George Anastasia, True Crime Author & Journalist

A fascinating discussion of the Mafia, crime writing and reporting. Learn how George cultivated sources, got inside information, and avoided a hit man seeking revenge.  George is a former Philadelphia Inquirer journalist and the author of 6 books.  Recorded April 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #015 | William Lashner, Mystery Author

Listen as New York Times Bestseller William Lashner talks about The Iowa Writers Workshop, the difference between his career as a prosecutor and his career as a writer, the joys of occasionally writing under a pseudonym, and his latest book THE FOUR NIGHT RUN. Recorded April 2017.

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Liars Club Oddcast #014 | John Kessel, Science Fiction & Fantasy Author

John Kessel discusses his acclaimed new novel, The Moon and the Other, as well as his entire body of award-winning work, including two Nebula Awards, The Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award, and more.   When he’s not writing and charming people on podcasts, John teaches at North Carolina State University.  Recorded March 2017.

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Liars Club Oddcast #013 | Janet Benton, Historical Fiction Author

Janet Benton talks about writing and researching her debut novel Lilli De Jong, and tells us why Kirkus Reviews called it a “monumental achievement.”  She’s worked at magazines and newspapers and taught at four colleges, as well as running the writer’s workshop The Word Studio.   Recorded March 2017.

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The Liars Club Oddcast #012 | Jon McGoran, Thriller Author

Jon McGoran is the author of The Dead Ring, based on the hit TV show The Blacklist, as well as acclaimed ecological thrillers Drift, Deadout, and Dust Up.  Plus he has a YA science fiction thriller, Spliced, coming in November.  How did he find the time to talk to his fellow Liars about the perils of taking conference calls from the West Coast?

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The Liars Club Oddcast #011 | Broadway Vet Bill Russell

Tony-nominated Bill Russell has written the books and lyrics for dozens of highly acclaimed Broadway and off-Broadway shows. He’s the author of Sideshow, and his AIDS-focused play, Elegies for Angels, has been produced in nine countries. He sat down with Liars Greg Frost, Jon McGoran, Merry Jones, and Keith Strunk for a lively discussion about playwriting and activism. Recorded February 2017.

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Liars Club Oddcast | Playwright Lori Myers

Lori Myers is a journalist, playwright, short-story and book writer.  The daughter of a Holocaust survivor, her first play, 91366, focused on the tattoo of a concentration camp survivor.  Join Liars Greg Frost, Jon McGoran, Merry Jones,  Kelly Simmons and Keith Strunk as they chat with Lori about her work, her process, and how her family history infused her first play.  Recorded January 2017.

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