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In 2015, Christopher Ingraham wrote a story for The Washington Post that changed his life.

As a data reporter for the paper, the story's topic — the USDA's "natural amenities index," which measures U.S. counties based on things like climate and topography – came with the territory. But it's what he calls a "throwaway line" he wrote that set him and his family on their new path — from daily East Coast grind to full-on "Minnesota nice" in the Midwest.

Interview With Bethany Turner

May 12, 2017

Swerve's exclusive interview with author, Bethany Turner to discuss her new book, "The Secret Life of Sarah Hollenbeck", set to be released by Revell Books on October 3rd, 2017.

www.annehillerman.com

Anne Hillerman, daughter of best-selling mystery writer Tony Hillerman, continues her father's popular book series with her books based on the adventures of characters Joe Leaphorn, Jim Chee, and Bernadette Manuelito as they solve mysteries set in the American Southwest. KSJD's Gail Binkly spoke with Hillerman about her transition from journalist to fiction writer, and how she creates new stories based on her father's books.


In this interview with authors David Feela and John Christian Hopkins, KSJD's Tom Yoder asks them why they write, and how humor plays a critical role in their writing, and in their everyday lives.


Author Pam Houston

Jan 11, 2016
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Pam Houston is an author, speaker, and teacher who has written several best-selling books like "Cowboys Are My Weakness", and "Contents May Have Shifted". KSJD's Tom Yoder talks with Pam about how she finds the inspiration for her work, her love of dogs, and what to expect at her appearance at the Cortez Public Library on Wednesday, January 13th.

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