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James Tolan and Olivia Stiffler

Olivia Stiffler always wanted to be a poet, but writing took a backseat to her family life. Decades later, while at a Savannah writing workshop, she met James Tolan (shown), a poet and English professor, who helped her envision her work as a complete collection. James Tolan and Olivia Stiffler discuss their unique mentorship and recount how James found her a publisher. They also talk about some of their similar experiences, including growing up in the Catholic Church and surviving difficult f...

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Kansas City Literary Events

Piper Abernathy & Bill Peck

Friday, August 8, 2014
Kansas City, Mo.

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Paean for Bill Hickok (1931-2014)

I commemorate, here, a great man and a great friend, Bill Hickok, who died in Los Angeles on Monday, July 21, 2014. 

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Richard Ford CD Collection

Special Pricing: This two cd collection features four interviews with famed novelist Richard Ford that span his career back to 1987. Downloads of these programs have also been reduced and are available through our archives.