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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

Coming Up:

  • January 18  & 21 - Sadeqa Johnson
    For our season 5 premiere we travel to Richmond to talk with international best-selling author Sadeqa Johnson. Her book, Yellow Wife, was one of O Magazine’s most anticipated historical fiction books for 2021. 
     
  • January 25 & 28 - Sister Bernie Kenny and Tauna Gulley
    This episode finds us in the mountains of southwest Virginia for a conversation with Sister Bernie Kenny and Tauna Gulley.  Their book, Better for Being With You - A Philosophy of Care,  chronicles 40 years of providing compassionate, quality care to people in Central Appalachia.
     
  • February 1 & 4  – Diane Chamberlain       
    We’re in Raleigh, NC to visit with Diane Chamberlain. She is a bestselling author of over 30 novels published in more than twenty languages. We’ll talk about her book, The Last House on the Street, which is full of history and drama along with lots of unexpected twists and turns.
     
  • February 8 & 11 – Mitchell Kaplan
    This week, we’re in Roanoke talking with Mitchell Kaplan. His novel, Rhapsody, takes us on a musical journey in the 1920s and explores the relationship with George Gershwin and Kay Swift. 
     
  • February 15 & 18 – Jocelyn Johnson
    We’re right around the corner on the lawn of Thomas Jefferson’s home, Monticello, in Charlottesville to talk with Jocelyn Johnson. Her book, My Monticello, is a collection of powerful stories that show people fighting to survive in America.  
     
  • And More to Come!

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Episode #501 - Sadeqa Johnson

Watch a bonus interview. 

For our season 5 premiere we travel to Richmond to talk with international best-selling author Sadeqa Johnson. Her book, Yellow Wife, was one of O Magazine’s most anticipated historical fiction books for 2021. 

https://www.sadeqajohnson.net/  

Find out more about our previous seasons!