This series, produced by Blue Ridge PBS and hosted by Rose Martin, features writers who are from Virginia or who write about Virginia.
Recorded on location, each half hour interview delves into the stories behind the stories.
Tuesdays & Fridays @ 7:30pm
Check the schedule for additional times.
March 2 & 5 – Rita Sims Quillen
The mountains of Scott County are the backdrop for two novels and our interview with author, Rita Sims Quillen. Hiding Ezra and Wayland, are moving stories of love, trauma and history that take place in 1930s Appalachia. ritasimsquillen.com/
March 9 & 12 – Inglath Cooper
This episode takes us to Penhook, Virginia, to meet bestselling RITA Award winning novelist, Inglath Cooper. We’ll discuss two of her romantic fiction novels, Wide Blue Sky and That Weekend in Paris. We’ll also make some new equine friends! inglathcooper.com/
March 16 & 19 – Don Reid
We travel to Staunton and the home of musical icon, multiple award winner, and Statler Brother legend, Don Reid. His book, The Music of Statler Brothers: An Anthology, is a deep dive into every album and song the Statler Brothers ever recorded. It’s a behind-the-curtain look at forty years of making music told with wisdom and more than a little wit! donreid.net/
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February 23 & 26 - Charles Lytton
Watch the bonus interview!
In his words, this week's guest is a true Appalachian American specimen. We'll meet Charles Lytton and talk about his collection of books that are filled with stories of growing up on the New River.
February 2 & 5, 2021 - Jordan Thompson
Watch the bonus interview.
We visit Troutville, Virginia, to talk with Jordan about her debut novel, What Lurks Below. It's a beautifully written dystopian fantasy that shows courage, holding on to your beliefs, and the tenderness of true sibling love.