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Erin Murphy

Erin Murphy is a fresh face in the music industry with a natural and sweet tone that goes hand-in-hand with her alternative pop singer/songwriter background. Her songs can be recognized by their subtle yet signature bluesy style which perfectly compliments...

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Jake Bernard

Breaking down the walls of a cubicle, Jake Bernard shed his 9-5 to return to his positive, feel-good roots. Reflecting his inner-optimist, Jake's beach-pop sound meshes the more colorful sides of Jason Mraz and John Mayer, and he's appeared at...

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Francesca Lia Block

Francesca Lia Block is the Lifetime Achievement Award winning author of over thirty acclaimed and widely translated books of fiction, non-fiction, short stories and poetry. She has also written a screenplay for Fox Searchlight and contributed essays, interviews and reviews...

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Pico Iyer

In this episode we connect with author, Pico Iyer, live at the 1888 Center in Orange, California. Pico shares his aversion for academia, his love of travel, and his passion for truly connecting with people of all types. Growing up...

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Nachoem M. Wijnberg

Nachoem M. Wijnberg (Amsterdam, 1961) is a Dutch poet and novelist. His poetry has received many Dutch and Belgian awards, including the 2009 VSB Prize for the best book of poetry and the 2018 PC Hooft Prize, the most important literary career award in the Netherlands....

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Geoff Manaugh

Geoff Manaugh is the author of the New York Times-bestselling book A Burglar’s Guide to the City (FSG Originals, 2016), as well as a freelance writer covering design, crime, infrastructure, and more for publications ranging from The New York Times...

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