Siobhan Adcock

Dangerous Dystopias – Ep 44 with Siobhan Adcock

After months of disturbing behavior, Gardner Quinn has vanished. Her older sister Fredericka is desperate to find her, but Fred is also pregnant—miraculously so, in a near-future America struggling with infertility. So she entrusts the job to their brother, Carter. In the tradition of The Handmaid’s Tale, The Completionist is speculative fiction at its very best: imaginative and propulsive, revealing our own world in bold and unexpected ways.

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Cecilia Galante

Our Past and Our Futures – Ep 7 with Cecilia Galante

Cecilia Galante is the author of three middle grade novels, three young-adult novels, an 8-book chapter book series, and two adult novels. Her first book, The Patron Saint of Butterflies, published in 2008, was the recipient of numerous awards, including an Original Voices Award by Borders, an Oprah Pick for Teens, and a Best Book of the Year by the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association. Her first adult novel, The Invisibles, published by Harper Collins, was released last summer to rave reviews in USA Today and Forbes Magazine. Her second adult novel, The Odds of Me and You, also with Harper Collins, will be published in February, 2017. Cecilia teaches eighth grade English at Wyoming Seminary’s Lower School, is a member of the faculty at Wilkes University’s Creative Writing Department, and has three children.

In this episode, Jon interviews Cecilia about her book The Patron Saint of Butterflies.

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