web exclusive: Kate shares an personal artifact

Portrait of Kate Sweeney for American AfterlifeAt Kate’s reading series True Story, authors are asked to share a personal artifact before reading their piece. In this segment, Kate shares her own artifact.

Listen to the whole interview with Kate Sweeney tomorrow at noon on WREK 91.1.



From the cutting room floor: an excerpt of my conversation with Kate Sweeney

Portrait of Kate Sweeney for American AfterlifeNot everything can fit into an episode of the North Avenue Lounge. Straight from the cutting room floor: Kate and I talk about attending neighboring colleges.

Listen to the whole interview with Kate Sweeney on Monday, April 21 at noon on WREK 91.1!



Web Exclusive: Kate reads from “American Afterlife”

SWEENEY_American-Afterlife_cvr_fnl-copy-658x1024There was too much to talk with Kate Sweeney about — we couldn’t fit it all into an hour-long show. Check out Kate reading about Eternal Reefs, a company that creates artificial reefs out of people’s ashes.

And tune in on Monday, April 21 for the full interview with Kate Sweeney, author of “American Afterlife.”Monday at noon on WREK 91.1


Johnny Drago and Topher Payne

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Guests: Johnny Drago and Topher Payne

Playwrights, directors, actors, and Designing Women devotees Johnny Drago and Topher Payne hang out in the Lounge to talk about writing, reading, and performing in Atlanta.

Host: Shannon M. Turner