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What does it take to succeed as a writer? Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, Kevin Tumlinson and Jena Brown as they pull back the curtain and gain rare insight from the household names found on bookshelves worldwide.

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Join hosts J.D. Barker, Christine Daigle, and Kevin Tumlinson as they discuss the week’s publishing topics, including some recent statements on book bans and censorship. Then stick around as Christine chats with author and essayist Polly Stewart!

Polly Stewart is the author of The Good Ones, which was released earlier this month by Harper Books. As Mary Stewart Atwell, she’s also the author of Wild Girls (Scribner 2012). Her essays have appeared in the New York Times and Poets & Writers, among other publications.


Check It Out!

Grab your copy of The Good Oneshttps://bookshop.org/p/books/the-good-ones-polly-stewart/19218297

ALA, APA Reaffirm Landmark Freedom to Read Statement on 70th Anniversary – https://bit.ly/3NwBLHG

Polly’s CrimeReads article, “What Really Distinguishes a Crime Novel?” – https://crimereads.com/what-really-distinguishes-a-crime-novel/


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Kevin Tumlinson – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.kevintumlinson.com/⁠⁠⁠

Patrick O’Donnell – ⁠⁠⁠https://www.copsandwriters.com/⁠⁠⁠

Polly Stewart – https://www.pollystewart.com/

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